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03-25-2013, 12:11 PM
Et le But
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Originally Posted by LyricalLyricist View Post
DD to wing is probably what will happen. Well, it may also be rotational or depend on hot streaks and cold streaks. Eller, Galchenyuk, Desharnais, Plekanec, White, Leblanc, etc... have all played C and W in the pros at one point or another. There's flexibility. Whatever is best for the team would be ideal.
And this is why I think seeing Galchenyuk on the wing for now is a good thing. Playing more than one position makes you more valuable. Nobody is too good to play on the wing, nor should lines be untouchable. The more flexibility we have the better.

Originally Posted by habs03 View Post
Also replying to @Et le But, unlikely small guys like Gionta, and Gallagher, DD can use his size to protect the puck well, but doesn't do well in puck battles along the boards like them, so him moving to wing is very unlikely IMO.
Place DD on the same line with Eller and say, Prust or Bourque, and that's suddenly not a problem. Call whoever center, it really doesn't matter. They are both equals on faceoffs anyway, if anything DD is slightly more consistent but Eller has potential to get better there.

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