Thread: Claimed off Waivers: Washington Claims Aaron Volpatti
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02-28-2013, 03:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Mystlyfe View Post
I like it in the sense it adds some balls to the line-up and pushes Crabb to the bench. I don't like it in the sense it doesn't solve many of the more pertinent issues with the team. Volpatti isn't going to keeping people from running over Green or Perreault.
That's because having a fighter doesn't protect players. However, Volpatti is a solid 4th liner who can fight, rather than just being a fighter. Decent wheels, solid positionally and decent defensively, along with the hitting and fighting that's been mentioned. Wouldn't have thought that a year ago, but he's really had a good showing this year.

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