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01-16-2013, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by sa cyred View Post
I agree with everything except taking Grossmann away from Coburn. If anything from the playoffs showed us, the Coburn-Grossmann pairing was easily our greatest pairing all season long. They were able to shut down Malkin and co.
I think, though, that we forget that mez was injured for a big chunk of last year and even when he returned in the playoffs he was far from 100%. I think you have to put mez with Coburn, because I believe that the elevated play of Coby is what made the Coburn-grossmann pair so effective. Meszaros is a better player flat out than grossmann, imo, and with our lack of a true #1 d man, I think you have to put them together. putting mez on the 3rd pairing is pointless i think. I believe grossmann is the type of simple, solid, positionally sound player you want anchoring a 3rd pairing, rather than a guy like mez.

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