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02-28-2013, 12:49 PM
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JDinkalage Morgoone
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Originally Posted by BobbyClarkeFan16 View Post
Chaput wasn't drafted to be a scorer though. Chaput was drafted because he was one of the better defensive players in junior hockey. The fact he had some success offensively was a bonus. He was to be a true 3rd line centerman who can win those key faceoffs and chip in with 10 to 15 goals a year and head up a top PK unit. He's being groomed as a third line center and he's actually played quite well in the AHL so far this year.
That's fine, not losing sleep over it when we have Giroux, Schenn, Couturier, Laughton, Cousins and Talbot down the middle for at least the next 2-3 years. Chaput wasn't going to play.

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