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02-24-2013, 06:47 PM
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I fully agree with you that both Vey and Toffoli will be on the Kings roster- I like them both. I understand that they will need to bump someone out of the lineup to make that happen. However, I just don't think that Stoll will be the one coming out of the lineup. If you look at yesterday's game, Stoll took virtually all his draws in the defensive zone. Vey may be competent at defense, but lacks the high end defensive abilities (and faceoff ability) that Stoll brings.
Having Stoll on the roster gives Kopitar and Richards line more offensive zone faceoffs. We've gotten away from the Terry Murray system of using Kopitar to shut down opposing top lines, which I believe is a better use of resources.
I don't think he was implying that Stoll would be coming out of the lineup; he was saying Vey would be the 3C while Stoll would be the 4C.
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