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01-21-2013, 05:23 AM
I voted for Kodos
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
He's easier to build around than Bobby Hull, IMO. Both were excellent value where they were picked. Seems like the aversion against building around wingers might have reached epic heights.
And the aversion around starting one's team with a pure offensive player (not named Gretzky or Lemieux). I think this even counts for Eddie Shore, although we shall see if that is justified or not. Seeing Shore and Hull fall out of the top-10 is strange to me.

I actually think it is easier to start building the offense around a winger simply because the center position is so much deeper, but to each his own.

edit: I've got a pretty good idea how I would build around Bobby, but it is unconventional and would not be that easy to pull off in terms of getting the right support personnel. I am curious to see what MadAr has up his sleeve.

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