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06-17-2013, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by duffy9748 View Post
Why are some people considering putting Couturier on the wing? That makes zero sense.
I think because of simplistic familiarity. He played some wing in junior, so we assume he'd automatically be more comfortable there than Schenn and/or Laughton...though he's obviously far and away our best defensive center, and moving him to wing hurts matchups against guys like Geno, Sid, Stamkos, Backstrom, Staal, etc.

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