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01-08-2013, 06:20 PM
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Originally Posted by 2 Minute Minor View Post
I think the Blues would be wiser to let Schwartz be AHL depth and not go out of their way to trade D'Agostini (or other forward depth) just to make room for him. Any trade that occurs would have to be to obtain the ideal defenseman, or some other too-good-to-pass-up trade. I don't see that trade happening, but I do see injuries happening. We'll see plenty of Schwartz this season, and be glad he was available, but I don't think it will happen out of camp.
Agreed. JR posted a stat today that during the last lockout shortened season, only 2 Blues played every game. With games almost every other day, there's bound to be injuries. Schwartz will get plenty of time with the Blues I think. It sounds like the only guy he could be out in camp is Porter...and personally, I'd think it makes more sense to keep Porter as a spare than to have Schwartz sitting in the pressbox most nights. Let Schwartz get big minutes in Peoria and when they need him in the Blues lineup, call him up!

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