Thread: Roster Cuts
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09-20-2006, 08:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Johnny Utah View Post
Go look at the San Jose Sharkes lineup when DL was there. It was veterans mixed in with young stud rookies, and some of the rookies spent 1-2 years in the AHL.
And if you take O'Sullivan and Kopitar off of the roster, what are you left with: only the veterans and no rookies.
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Originally Posted by JohnnyUtah
This is the reason why they have talked highly of Thornton, McCauley, and Armstrong stepping in the top 6 to join the likes of Brown, Cammy, and Conroy.
First, they've said nothing about them playing in the top-6, just stepping up and being relied on. Second, I think that not mentioning the rookies has more to do with not wanting to put expectations on the them.

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