Thread: Confirmed with Link: Penguins sign Harrison Ruopp to a 3 year ELC
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04-04-2013, 04:16 PM
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Originally Posted by jmelm View Post
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I imagine, like Samuelsson and probably D'Agostino, and Strait & Bortuzzo before them, Ruopp will probably spend the full 3 seasons maturing and becoming a solid all-around defender in WBS. He'll be ready to take Engo's spot by that point, hopefully.
Thanks jmelm.

So..he'll be more of a replacement for someone else than Orpik by then. The Defense certainly looks bright in the next couple years.

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