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01-26-2013, 04:13 PM
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teh doors
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Originally Posted by Chris Cutter View Post
Gallagher has outplayed Galchenyuk in both games they've played, no way Gallagher is the one who gets benched for Eller. It's going to be White probably, too shaky on the PK and takes dumbass penalties.
There was no training camp man. All the young players will sit here and there at the start of the season. They'll get a chance to watch from upstairs and play a regular shift when they're in the lineup. Numbers game. Like Therrien said, it's not a negative for the young player it's just part of playing at the NHL level the coaches want them to be at.

Gallagher sitting wouldn't be nearly as surprising as it was when Eller games ago. When the Leafs game ended, would you have predicted he'd be a healthy next game? In the bottom six you have Moen, Prust, and Armstrong who won't sit. You have Eller back in. Galchenyuk isn't going to sit he'll play his five and get evaluated. It's White or Gallagher. White has been rolling along and being a badass on the fourth line, they need that in the lineup all the time the Habs are trying to establish a "don't **** with us anymore" identity and he's part of it.

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