Thread: Recalled/Assigned: Benn Ferriero
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01-26-2013, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Bleed Ranger Blue View Post
Well done. Ferriero, unable to become an NHL regular approaching 25 years old, only has to keep that pace up for a few hundred more NHL games. A true apples to apples comparison.

Im not fan of Mike Rupp on the 3rd line. But Im even less of a fan of pretending an AHL transaction will be a better option.
There are a plethora of examples of 25 year olds establishing themselves as NHL regulars in the bottom 6 when they land in the right spot. Hell, Mike Rupp himself was barely established as a 25 year old.

Based on what I've read, I think Ferriero has an opportunity to be a better fit for our 3rd line than Rupp is, at equal production. But he will have to earn it, so no problems starting on the 4th from my standpoint.

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