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03-15-2013, 04:34 PM
Gardner McKay
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Originally Posted by Zenith View Post
Disagree. Last year, we had Fedotenko/Boyle/Prust actually chipping in every once in a while. Mitchell was a good puck possession player. I like Halpern and Pyatt, but they're both clearly 4th line players at this point in their career, and they don't replace what Fedotenko and Prust brought offensively.

Starting to agree with that. Prust is a role player and they can be replaced, but he wasn't replaced. Pyatt is good along the wall and has OK hands in front of the net, but Prust was tougher, faster, and a much more intense and intelligent player. He worked beautifully with Boyle. I really miss him, but mainly because Sather did not replace him.
Prust wasn't coming back here even if we gave him 2.5 million. IIRC his girlfriend lives in MTL and she was a big factor in him going there.

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