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04-30-2013, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by DrinkFightFlyers View Post
And that's fine. I think he could play top four minutes regularly sometime in the future and be able to hang. I don't see him excelling in that role, though it is certainly possible. You stick him as #4 (right now) and he will be a below average to average #4 defender. Put him on the bottom pair with whomever is back next season and I have no problem with it. Gervais can ride the pine and fill in as needed. Gus can take top four minutes from time to time when people get hurt and it wouldn't be a terrible situation. Essentially, I think Gus tops out in a best case scenario as an average #4 defender. I think in reality he would be a solid bottom pairing guy who can fill in from time to time on the second pair. If you see anything more than that in him I think you are dreaming.
I agree. I doubt anyone on here think he's got 1st pair potential or anything other then a solid #4 max

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