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01-22-2013, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by garret9 View Post
Agreed.

Scheif = strong offensive instinct but not super amazing shutdown
Burmi = strong shutdown instinct but not super amazing offensively

If these guys do reach their upside they are basically exactly what you want for a 1C and 2C, stylistically wise. Both are kind of 2way but basically you'd want to:
give Scheif's line (most likely with Kane and Wheeler) the Sedin treatment
give Burmi's line (most likely with Little and Ladd) the Kesler/Bergeron treatment
And THAT'S the key here. Scheif is good enough defensively for a potential 1st liner and Burmi is already past where one would expect him to be defensively and he's obviously too skilled NOT to be at least a 50 point player, and that's the down-side. The production offensively will never be a problem with Kane and Scheif on one line and Burmi and Little on another.

On a side note.... God I love the fact that for once management has DIRECTION. Something Waddell never seemed to figure out.

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