Thread: Confirmed with Link: Nick Palmieri + Darroll Powe for Mike Rupp
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02-04-2013, 01:34 PM
Marcolepsy Scandella
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Originally Posted by MK9 View Post
Honestly Palmieri's antics make me think he was a prima donna that thought his value and ability was above where it's actually at. I'm ok with getting rid of him. I don't see him as anything other than a career AHL'er.

The thing about Rupp I get, he's big and gritty.

The thing I don't get about this trade is, they want to be able to roll 4 lines right? So, we have Heater who yes, is obviously slow. Something Wild fans can't seem to ever make a post about him without mentioning. But by all accounts, Ranger fans say Rupp is borderline pylon as well. Doesn't seem like they're sticking to the uptempo/fast mantra with this move.
I think they are more looking to roll 3 lines that have the ability to score and then one line that just basically kicks people's ass.

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