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06-09-2013, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by habs03 View Post
Stalberg has Mtl written all over him, I think Bickell is going to re-sign but Hawks are going to let Stalberg go, and I remember hearing MB saying he wants a young fast team, and out of all the UFA, Dupuis, Clowe etc, Stalberg is one of the fastest and is still young at 27, I see Habs signing him to a 3-4 year deal for 3M
I get the like on Stalberg, big, fast and the skill set to do 17-20 goals. But what we lack is not just size, but physical play. If you put Stalberg on with Patches and DD I really don't see anything special. Put on a big guy who is physical and will tough it out in the tough areas like the front of the net and I could see synergies there that make the whole line better than the individual players, could at least be able to cycle the puck better. Guy like Bickell, though that dude has likely priced himself into overpayment plus 50% given his play-offs.

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