McKenzie's Take On The Habs
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01-12-2013, 11:13 AM
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Bergevin has already said that he thinks Armstrong can play in the top 9. I am not a big fan of Armstrong but he was a legitimate top 9 forward before injuries in Toronto.
Yeah he's only 30, has had a couple of 40 point seasons and has a 0.46 career PPGM(38 points/82 games), so it's far from a stretch that he can play top 9 if he is 100%.
I remember in the summer of 2010 before Toronto signed him(to a ridiculous contract), I and many other Hab fans were hoping he'd sign here to add some grit and truculence.
It's a low risk(1.42% of the cap at 1 mil), high reward(if he can bounce back to the 30-40 point range, bring some physicality and play 3rd line).
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