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05-14-2013, 06:06 PM
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Runner77
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Originally Posted by WhiskeySeven View Post
Desharnais could easily turn it around and turn into a regular threat again but his problem is that it'll take time from our high-potential future star OR our really, really good young centre. His problem is that he's going to monopolize Pacioretty's ice-time. His problem is that he's tiny and cannot step up his physical game at all.

It's just depressing to think about him actually - he's not a bad player, he just doesn't fit our needs or wants WHATSOEVER.
Targeting a player who has size and grit and who has some scoring ability, need not be mutually exclusive. The Habs have not been successful at or have not favored these types of players in past drafts, however, it's a lot easier to draft that type of player than to trade for one or add one through free agency.

The regular season has shown that there is enough offense on the team even if DD were replaced by a more physical player.

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