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05-03-2013, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by King of the ES View Post
What more does he bring? How would Schroeder be such an improvement over Ebbett on the 4th line?

He wouldn't, and it's total nonsense to think that he'd have any larger of an impact. Schroeder was totally and completely invisible for the bulk of his time on the Canucks when he was in a bottom-six role. Ebbett is not a bottom-six player, either, but who should go in instead? Sestito? Maybe, but is it an upgrade?

Ebbett can and should be tried on the PP if it continues to falter. He was once a very productive PP player on Anaheim, and it's worth a try if guys like the Sedin's, Kesler, and Burrows continue to play like it's a pre-season game.
I pretty much said he wouldn't be a good option on the 4th, BUT he has proven the below.

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Originally Posted by LickTheEnvelope View Post
Put Lapierre on the 4th line... Play Schroeder with Raymond and Hansen where he was great.
This exactly, this is why he is a huge upgrade on Ebbett, he also plays tougher and goes to the dirty area's better.

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