Bennett recalled again on 4/7
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03-03-2013, 09:25 AM
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Then play him on the third line instead of TK. I agree that he's NHL ready. That doesn't mean he's the best option. The goal of the playoffs is to win, not to develop Beau Bennett. If he's not one of our 4 best wings by the time the playoffs role around, he shouldn't be in our top 6.
Dupuis is going to put up his points no matter where he plays. Sutter needs an upgrade on his line as much as Sid/Geno. Dupuis fits what he needs to a T. Monster forechecker and our second best defensive forward on the team.
You're going to get more from Bennett playing him with guys who can finish and set him up. We didn't call him up so he could replace TK. He's top 6 or back in WBS come postseason IMO.
DB will make sure Bennett's minutes are cut in tight games or when holding leads anyway. Zero trust in rookies.
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