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01-11-2013, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Jigger77 View Post
Good news is, with the threat of amnesty buyouts and a coach like Therrien hopefully lighting a fire under his ass, Bourque might not have a choice but to outdo himself. I don't think coasting through these 48 games is an option for him right now .
I actually still think Bourque can be a valuable goalscorer, but I think he's a terrible fit with Plekanec for two reasons:

-He's a horrific passer and Plekanec's playmaking is at its best when he has someone he can give and go with rather than just set up plays for.

-Plekanec matches up against the oppositions best lines and Bourque is really meant to be a depth scorer who feasts against weak opposition in a purely offensive role.


Plus Eller doesn't have a great track record on the wing, and putting our two best defensive forwards together has its risks. I'd really like to see if DD can get Bourque going.

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