Thread: Player Discussion: Derek Dorsett
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04-13-2013, 10:18 PM
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Originally Posted by setkreiderfree View Post
Kreider was lazy to start this season. He deserved to be sent down. The second time he played hard and Torts treated him like garbage. He had no excuse for banishing him to the 4th line his second time around. He rewarded players who stunk and had done nothing all season. He has done that a lot as Rangers coach.

Dorsett is not a 3rd line player. It just goes to show you how low the expectations have become by NY Rangers fans of what a third line player should be. A third line player should not have a career high of 20 points. That is not a third line player. This organization with Fast, Miller, Kreider and Thomas in the minors does not need to embarrass themselves by putting a player like Dorsett on the 3rd line.

People might say. Yeah, we put Prust on the third line. Yeah, the team was incompetent offensively. The third line was a disgrace which never scored.
Career high...playing in Columbus.

And don't get caught up in actual lines, especially with Torts as coach. I view the "lines" in terms of minutes. Regardless of who you'd like to put on paper as the third line, Dorse is going to get third line minutes.

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