Thread: Speculation: Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part XVII
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01-28-2013, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Ridley Simon View Post
2 things on him (and its early, I know this):

1. We need to get the guy some wingers who can finish. I honestly think he needs to play with Ovechkin. Backstrom is a better scorer than Ribeiro, so he can carry his own line (offensively) maybe a little better than Ribeiro can. I'd rather see Laich and Brouwer with Backstrom.

2. We should resign him. Yes, I said it, and I know its only 6 games in. But he and Backstrom would be tremendous for us, in the future. 4 years at 6m a year. Let him actually replace Semin's salary slot long term.


I like that. But thats just me. If MaJo keeps stinking it up, we have other options. I'd prefer a more shut down C for that 3rd line, but MaJo at least has the wheels to go with Chimera.

Anyway, RESIGN Ribs!
Agree with all of this except for that first line. I can't think of a worse defensive line that could be put together with the current personnel.

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