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04-24-2013, 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Hemsky_83 View Post
We are not going to compete for a playoff spot in that division next year with RNH-Gagner as our 1-2C's
Agree to disagree. If we can get better passing on the back end and size on the wing in the top 9, we could make it, so long as RNH rcovers quickly.

Originally Posted by Hemsky_83 View Post
Best available forward in this draft IMO is Valeri Nichushkin. He's a C that plays the game like a PF. Big brutalizing force who engages physically, skates like the wind, has great vision, and draws comparisons to Evgeni Malkin with his style (way more than Grigorenko did).

To me he's probably the best candidate to become a great 2C on this team - potentially even a 1C over RNH.
Isn't he a winger? Besides, he's signed in the KHL for 2 years. Since you just stated that Gagner isn't an option for 2 more years, who plays 2nd C if we take Nichushkin?

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