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02-20-2013, 09:48 PM
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Originally Posted by ajmidd12 View Post
Antropov is older... I'd love to see you guys skate half as fast as he does at his age. He isn't on the team for his speed.

Besides have any of you watched him on the PK? He is an asset, his reach and body strength manages to muscle the puck off the other players for our guys to wire it down.

No he may not be a 10 goal scorer, but that isn't his roll. He is a guy who shuts down the opposition, he is a defensive forward. Personally I would be happy if they resigned him as he fills a good 3rd / 4th line roll.
I agree that he's good in a third line and pk role. The problem is that Noel has him in the top 6 and on the pp where at this point in his career he is miscast.

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