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02-21-2013, 06:43 AM
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Originally Posted by derriko View Post
I would absolutely love Mark Streit on this team as a 2nd pairing d-man with Cowen.

I don't even care that hes 34. Sign him to a 2 year, maybe three year contract and I think he would be awesome here in our system.

I know he has a little problem with injuries, and hes the Islanders captain so he might not leave, but hes a UFA and we have a shot.

This is a contending defense imo:

Methot - Karlsson
Cowen - Streit
Phillips / Gryba - Wiercioch
Phillips / Gryba

Bingo call ups:


You have a solid shut down man on each pairing, and an offensive guy. That's the way I think pairings work best. I know the positions may be wrong, but its semi-changeable. Then you have a back up in bingo to replace either a dfd or ofd.

I think if we come out of free agency with Streit, at least one top 6 winger, and if Alfie came back thats a legitimate contender.
I'm all for it.

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