Thread: Speculation: Time to re-up Nasty Nate?
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01-30-2013, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Bill Ladd View Post
Good points...

Man, when that 3rd line is going, it's usually Peverley driving it. He's also the guy that's best suited to slide up into the top-six when injuries occur...

But I guess it could make sense as 'succession plan' to Spooner. I said the other day that I had a hard time seeing how Spooner fit into this team's future plans. The top6 is pretty set and the thought of a Peverley-Spooner line seemed very light to me (see Colt's thread). But I've often thought Spooner could come into the league and be a lot like Peverley (at first). He's fast and creative. He can play center and wing. He could slide up into the top-six as needed. He can be a special teams weapon...

With cap space at a premium, maybe the plan is to replace Peverley with Spooner?
Yeah, I love Peverley too.... but Horton is more of a necessity IMO... I was thinking Spooner as the 3rd line wine, with Kelly and Caron for next year. Not ideal, but such is life when the cap goes down 6 mil.

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