Thread: Rumor: Pens eyeing Kulemin
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02-06-2013, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by marty111 View Post
#1C ???
#2C Kadri
#3C Sutter
Cart before the horse.

Until we can get a better centre than Grabovski, we need him. As long as we have Grabovski, we need Bozak. As long as we have Bozak & Grabovski, we have little need for Brandon Sutter.

A lineup has to be built from the top down. You don't make a move on the 2nd/3rd lines assuming some other deal at the top of our lineup is going to happen.

Originally Posted by kratzbuerste View Post
Can I just ask you what kind of point you see in Holzer in this deal? Is it just clearing a roster spot/contract for the Leafs or do you think he has any sort of actual worth to the Pens?

Not trying to be negative, honestly asking. I agree with you that it isn`t that out there a proposal, although I wish Shero would not waste the only worthwhile roster player that is tradable (Niskanen OR Despres) on another winger for Malkin, but that is my sense of priorities, which may well be different from the orgs.
Backfill the void that losing Despres would create. He's on a 2-way deal and waiver-exempt.

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