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03-11-2013, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by wej20 View Post
Neal will definitely get considered but he doesn't really play with Crosby unless it's the PP, so I'm not sure how much chemistry will play into it (Kunitz - Malkin - Neal line was great last year, Kunitz's game seems to gel well with everyone). If they do take Neal will they be able to fit him onto the PP?
I could see them plausibly take Neal as a PP specialist, depending on the make up of the rest of the team. If so, they could focus one PP unit on Crosby-Neal-Letang, and the other on Stamkos-MSL. Say:

Tavares - Crosby - Neal
Weber - Letang

Stamkos - Giroux - MSL
Doughty/Pietrangelo - Keith

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