Thread: Confirmed with Link: Nick Palmieri + Darroll Powe for Mike Rupp
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02-04-2013, 01:43 PM
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Originally Posted by the8bandarmadillo View Post

Rather have Powe simply because he can play center. I'm not sure Rupp is a center.

Stupid move but something had to give.

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Rupp can play center, but Konopka is one of the best faceoff guys in the league, and Mitchell can play center in a pinch too. So we have three centers on the fourth line. Not a concern.

Originally Posted by the8bandarmadillo View Post
I do have concerns if Rupp is as slow as they say. Why did we make this trade. We already have some of the slowest players in the NHL.
Rupp adds size, but not where we need it. Basically we picked up a goon who plays slightly better than your average goon.

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