Thread: Olympics: 2014 - U.S. Roster Discussion
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02-27-2013, 12:16 PM
Rabid Ranger
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Originally Posted by Tasty Biscuits View Post
Watching them play this year, Martin >> Orpik right now. Orpik's picked up his play a bit after sucking last year, but he's still trending downward, IMO.

If Martin keeps up his current level of play, I don't see how he doesn't make the team. A Suter-Martin pairing, for instance, could eat huge minutes if needed, as PM is at his best playing on the right side.
Suter and Martin are very similar players. I would actually split them up and pair each of them with one of the freelancers (or someone physical). Maybe Suter w/Bogosian? Martin w/Faulk?

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