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01-21-2013, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by WhatsABruin View Post
Yeah Robins is 31 and I don't see him as a Thornton replacement

A replacement could come internally like Macdermid or Camara(?)

Macdermid in his first shift did fight Rupp and held his own

Maybe if not internally this team could bring in someone like Matt Martin to replace Thornton
Replacing Thornton isn`t just about replacing the scraps, to find another guy in the system or otherwise who can play a 4th line role as effectively, be a regular contributor, have a purpose other than just scrappin, isn`t as easy as it sounds IMO.

If the B`s or Julien is insistent on using a 4th line consistently, then those playing on that 4th line in the future will have to be players that can actually play the game

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