Hopefully gain some insight on Makarov
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03-28-2013, 11:48 AM
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Probably because Bowman wanted a creative Russian center who was younger. That gave him the options to play Fedorov on wing or even on defense. Kinda goes back to "what does your team need right now".
Extending your reasoning to the Red Wings roster at the time Bowman saw a journeyman - Doug Brown or two rookies Mathieu Dandenault and Martin Lapointe as better options or filling needs better than Sergei Makarov.
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