Thread: Speculation: Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part XVI
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01-23-2013, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by ChibiPooky View Post
He means "Since Knuble was able to fill that role, Brouwer should be able to as well."
I know it's not your statement, but to me the difference is that knuble had a very high hockey-IQ and a calmness to his game to compensate for his loss of athletisism, which I'm afraid Brouwer doesn't have, yet! That's why I think Brouwer hasn't clicked so well with Ovi&Nicky.

I still wouldn't mind trying Ovechkin with Ribeiro, or atleast put Wolski on the first line, because Mojo is turning the puck over every time they try to get a cycle going.

Ovechkin-Ribeiro-Wolski (favorable O-zone starts)
Laich-Backstrom-Brouwer (good two-way line)
Chimera-Johansson-Ward (checking line)
Hendricks-Beagle-Crabb (energy line)

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