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04-24-2013, 04:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Mats26 View Post
It's in no way bashing DL for the Richards trade, but man would Simmonds look good in our top 6 right now.
God, THIS. I love Mike, but Simmonds is EXACTLY who I want in Penner's spot right now. He was one of my favorite players while he was here, he is just such a great all-around player that does everything and does it all well. He won't score 40-50, but he will score 30+. He isn't a goon but he hits hard, plays rough, and will drop the gloves. He isn't Datsuyk, but he has the hands to make a move and take it to the net or dish a sweet pass to the open man. He is big and tough enough to park in front and get the dirty goals.

I don't think we could get him back for Bernier + A Mart, especially considering how well he is playing in Philly, but I sure would like to try.

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