Thread: Post-Game Talk: Hawks 6, Coyotes 4
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01-21-2013, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Cullksinikers View Post
We don't if Saad steps up. He had a solid game tonight. However, he's 20 and early in his development.

I also am totally fine with this. But I wouldn't be against him going to the third line if it mean getting a really solid forward. I don't want Saad blocking a potentially great acquisition.
Who are they going to get? There is no point in trading assets for a modest upgrade on the top-6. Hawks can't really afford another big contract anyway. When you have bigger needs, why are you focusing on FW's??

Stalberg/Saad/Carcillo can all rotate and spend time on top-2 lines. Hawks have no problem filling their top 6 with capable talent. When you have a 1st line of Toews & Hossa you can throw pretty much anyone who can keep up out there with them.

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