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2013 Line Combos Thread II
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02-21-2013, 10:52 AM
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Chi-Town, Il
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Russo reporting that Granlund is with the fourth line again. For the love of God, just send him down if you're going to continue to put him on the fourth line. How is Cullen better than Granlund? Either have 64 center that second line with Zucker who he has great chemistry with or just send him to Houston where he can get some top 6 minutes in and develop into the player you want him to be in the future. Unless you're suddenly projecting him as a 4th line grinder.
This is really bothering me as well. I do not understand why the hell Granlund is now continually put into a position he is very unlikely to succeed in.
Imo, he's been better than both Cullen and Brodziak, so I don't get it.
I also don't understand why he is sitting Konopka the way he has.
I get it, Konopka took a stupid penalty a couple games ago. It's not because of that we lost... He was trying to fire up the team, who had no legs to skate for whatever reason. He's one of our best face off guys and he is also one of our best forecheckers. He's decent at cycling the puck, and he plays the fourth line roll well.
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