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02-16-2013, 09:13 AM
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Northern Virginia
As much as Laich gets hated on here, I'm looking forward to his return. He's not a team savior anything crazy, but he will help the PK (one of the biggest weaknesses) and will hopefully result in Wolski seeing the press box for a couple of games.
Also, I think, for some, market value for certain players was never adjusted for the post-lockout (first one this century... which sidebar - it's really sad that you have to clarify that) increases in the salary cap. Specifically with regard to Brouwer. He's a 20 goal, 40 point guy who's got an under-appreciated shot and can crash the net. I don't see anything to indicate that 3.6 is ridiculously above market value for that skill-set. I'm sure you can find player's with the same skill-set making less and making more.
EDIT: Just to add onto my first comment, I would play the following top-6:
Laich - Ribs- Ovechkin
Chimera - Backstrom - Brouwer
Let Laich take a lot of the face-offs for that line.
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