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05-25-2013, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by mcnorth View Post
One guy I find interesting is Zack Smith. He gets very mixed reviews and sometimes I think if he didn't fight... he'd be even more unpopular. The player he's made out to be is rarely the game he brings. I do wonder if Pageau rising, and JOB returning, and Cony has played some center, too, and DaCosta possibilities, makes Smith a guy whose stock may be as high as it's going to get and someone who is more valuable to another team.

Or he might just play LW.

But anyway, I wonder about Smith. Some nights I think we couldn't win without him, other nights I wonder why he's floating around looking so bored.
Yeah... Smith is a tough one to figure out at times. There were stretches off last season where he looked like the best 3rd line C in the NHL. Then there are times where he looks like a marginal NHL player...

As with some of our other big bodies(Greening) I believe Zack needs to play aggressive to be usefull.... Cant just coast around. Needs to engage ppl physically. I wasnt a fan of him on LW during the playoffs but that may be where he ends up??

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