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03-11-2013, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Zip15 View Post
I'm not going to get caught up in the specifics, but Bozak isn't the type of center they need. For some reason, he seems to have developed a reputation as a good defensive center around here when the numbers don't really support that conclusion (high GA/60, middling qualcomp, ambivalent Corsi). Good at faceoffs, but he's never jumped out at me subjectively or objectively with his defense.

I truly think they have to trade one of the Offensive Three (Ennis, Hodgson, Grigs) for an elite, two-way center, and then add a 4C who can eat up defensive-zone starts, thereby allowing the remaining Offensive Two to play cushy offensive minutes. They also have to add some better defensive defensemen. I wouldn't hate Scuderi.

They also need a new defensive system implemented.
#1 on my list

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