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01-20-2013, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Avs_19 View Post
Our old friend Alex Tanguay is centering the Flames top line.

I believe he was drafted as a center but we already had Sakic/Forsberg and Hartley didn't trust Tanguay at all at center so he moved him to LW. Now Tanguay and Hartley are reunited and he's playing center.
Actually, it was Tanguay who didn't like playing center. Hartley tried him there to start the year in an attempt to get more balance (along with the VERY short-lived experiment of Steve Brule in the top six) and Tangs wasn't all that effective. I doubt he wants to play center on the top line either, but he's probably the best option for the Flames at this point. I remember they tried Cammalleri at the top line center spot last year as well.

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