Thread: Value of: Marc Methot to Edmonton?
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04-20-2013, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by slapshot12phil View Post
He has spent over half of these season (over 20 games), on our 1st pairing usually paired with Gryba(an AHLer before this year), playing against the other teams top forwards, on one of the best defensive teams in the league.....

Im fairly confident he can be a top pairing guy over the course of a full season with or without Karlsson.
We wouldn't need him to play against the other teams top forwards, Smid and Petry do a good job at that. We'd need him to play with Justin Schultz and cover for his mistakes while still helping create offense. The first, I agree he could do. The second, not so much. I'm sorry, but Marc Methot isn't a legitimate top pair d-man, which is what we need. You don't want to move him, and we don't need him.

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