: Value of:
Kaberle or Weber
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01-29-2013, 02:51 AM
Join Date: Dec 2009
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I think a 5th round pick would do the trick. The problem with Kabby is that he's very weak defensivly, and has had very slow start of the season. With Subban, Diaz and Markov in the line-up he becomes very expandable, as Weber can bring almost the same game and is our 7th defencemen.
Last season he helped our PP, but this season's first 4 games he has been very weak defensivly and has had trouble handling the puck.
He needs a lot of time to get going, when he was traded to Boston he didn't start to play effective hockey before the final. In Carolina he was pretty bad, and got better with the Habs, at the end of the season he was an acceptable d-men with good PP passes. But even at his best he's behind three guys who play his game and much more.
Why are we saying he has been weak defensively this year
he's a plus 1 and hasn't been on the ice for any of the opositions goals
What else do you want
give hiim sheltered minutes as a number 5-6 / PP specialist with an adequate D partner and he will do more than fine
Not looking for much in return, a mid pick would be more than enough
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