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06-13-2013, 09:22 AM
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Snotbubbles
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Originally Posted by BernieParent View Post
It seems to be in dispute that Streit can give a team 22 minutes of quality play a night. I'm not saying I'm against having him on the team quite the contrary! but I don't see Streit as a workhorse who can log the big minutes in all key situations. Fortunately, a theoretical Grossmann-Gustafsson third pairing means that nobody needs to be played into the ground.
I think at the price he was obtained, he's the best fit for what Philly currently needs. They aren't going to use him to shut-down top pairings and will probably give him sheltered 5 v 5 minutes, rare PK time and a ton of PP time.

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