Penguins need another top 4 defenseman
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01-29-2013, 04:56 PM
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I'd be open to it at the deadline but not right now. Nisky has done a heck of a job so far and will be a top 4 dman when he comes back. Now we have time to see Despres in a top 4 role and see if he can fill that role full time. Then Nisky comes back and he moves to a no. 5. Let's be patient.
Exactly. Dress Despres/Bort and give them time to show us what they can do. If Despres can't get it done, either trade him, or send him back to WBS and call up Morrow or Dumoulin to show us what they can do.
We have all these prospects, and we absolutely must give them a chance to show us what they can do. We lost Strait who's now playing 17 min a night in Long Island, and doing quite well. We can't afford to let others get to that same position - which we will if we never give them a chance.
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