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06-10-2013, 09:33 AM
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I thought Bartley did fine with Klein last year. I would do that again before I broke up Josi and Weber; let them develop into Suter/Weber v2 that can eat 25+ mins a night and be the bar none best pairing in the league in a year or two (assuming Shatty / Pietro are broken up). I'd rather have a killer top pairing with some uncertainty on the 2nd pairing, then a more solid 2nd pairing, but a questionable first pairing who is going to be doing the most work against the most dangerous opposing players.
Bartley started to break down toward the end. I don't think it will work for a full year. He did "okay" on the second pairing of an awful team for a while, but I think expecting him to carry 20-22 minutes per game for a whole season is asking too much. He's better suited for the third pair.

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