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01-12-2013, 12:06 PM
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RedWingsNow*
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IMO, I'd rather keep Emmerton and dump Abdelkader, but that won't happen.

At the end of the day, Neither guy is an ideal center, but Emmerton can skate and with hard work I see him as a guy who'll be in this league for a long time and maybe have a couple decent 15 goal seasons. But I don't see those seasons happening in Detroit, quite honestly. I can see a Greg Johnson type career for Emm.

Abdelakder, if he doesn't move to the Wing, is going to continue to suck donkey balls. He's too slow to be a defensive center... and lacks the size to make up for it. I see him developing into a garbage goal checking winger who can score 10-15 goals a year and play physical hockey if he moves to the wing. If he stays at center, he'll be no good to himself and no good to the wings.

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