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02-08-2013, 12:48 PM
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Ugene Malkin
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Originally Posted by mpp9 View Post
We need more size on the wing in general. Geno needs a more consistent board battler and defensive presence. Sid needs someone who can help create off the rush and finish plays.

Why be content with what we have when we can improve our roster and chances at winning a Cup using pieces we don't need now or longterm.
At the time being are they really going to improve upon Kunitz and Dupuis numbers for Sid.

Kunitz = 6+8=14
Dupuis = 4+4=8

I think we're fine there at the moment.

Now Malkins LW is another story.

Neal = 7+2=9
Tangradi/Jeffrey/Boychuk = 0+0=0

They can certainly allow one of these guys grow into that role, but at some point they have to produce more than monetary good shifts where they do good along the boards or even just show high skill levels. At some point that position will need addressed if it doesn't produce in the next weeks coming up.

Shero may have made his move for the time being with, Lovejoy.

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