Thread: Prospect Info: Mikael Granlund V
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02-18-2013, 03:57 AM
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Originally Posted by toewsintangibles View Post
Granlund has been better than both Cullen and Brodziak. An argument could also be to finally separate Koivu and Parise. The only 2 forwards who can actually make something happen by themselves on this team..
Here's the thing. Cullen isn't bad. He isn't good. He's just there. But at least you have a guy that has played over a 1000 games in the NHL. Right now, the only thing Granlund has shown is hot and cold play and getting overwhelmed. I rather have Cullen centering the rook instead of a rook centering a rook. If Granlund wants to swing out to wing and bump everyone down a notch (Setoguchi to the third line and Clutterbuck to the fourth and then scratch Rupp or move Rupp to center) that's fine. I just like where Granlund is because you can tell, he's developing at the right pace.

Originally Posted by urho View Post
He could easily replace Larsson or Cullen. I don't see a problem here at all
I do.

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