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03-07-2013, 01:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Sturminator View Post
I don't know if "bargain basement" is a fair way to describe Henrik Sedin. Guys like Rich MacLeish are bargain basement second line centers. Henrik is certainly low on the list of 2nd line centers in the league, but he's not out of place in either his line or draft position.
This is probably a semantic argument. McLeish is not a top 64 center, not even arguably. As such, I would not call him any kind of 2nd liner. Sedin arguably is, but if he is, he's very low on that list. I call that bargain basement. The other way to use the term, IMO, I'd if you grab a guy way later than other guys he isn't significantly worse than. Weight and Lecavalier are a couple of good examples.

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