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02-25-2013, 02:11 PM
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Originally Posted by bleedblue1223 View Post
Steen is better suited on the wing. He is a good fill-in, and can do the job at center, but he is more effective on the wing. This is the first time he is playing center for us, and he has been improving, but he looks most comfortable on the wing.

Burmi would be a great 3rd line center for us, and could potentially form a great partnership with Tarasenko. We pretty much roll 3 2nd lines with the Backes line getting the most playing time, so Burmi would still get plenty of opportunities.
A playoff team shouldn't count on Burmistrov as a center right now IMO. He'll be a heck of a player one day but he's still figuring out how to make the most of his skill.

A team with aspirations of going deep in the playoffs could get a player that is much more effective right now for much less than he'd cost.

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