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01-27-2013, 09:07 PM
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Talks to Goalposts
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Originally Posted by Roulin View Post
Plekanec is our best penalty killing forward - but IMO, with Pacioretty out, he's our best even strength forward by a wider margin. I think others could pick up some of his workload shorthanded. Desharnais was effective on the PK in his rookie season. He's a smart player, I think he could be an asset on both special teams.

Plekanec's PK TOI
2010-11: 2:49
2011-12: 3:13
2012-13: 3:56

Trop too much. And I don't think you want this year's rookies doing that job either.
I think Eller is the guy you should be looking at to fill Pleks shoes on the PK. He was phenomenal as the 2nd guy last year.

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