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07-10-2013, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Bryanbryoil View Post
I'd take Eager or Brown over Smyth all day long. They take the body and can stand up for their teammates, get in on the forecheck and cause havoc in front of the net. Smyth at this point doesn't do much except take up a roster spot and not fill any role worth a damn.
I wouldn't be surprised to see Smyth as our 2nd line LW this season.

After all, he is the second highest paid LW after Hall, so why wouldn't he be considered for the role, given that he's played in the top 6 for most of his career?

He doesn't have to worry too much about MacT bringing in any real competition for the spot, and it will simply be handed to him.

That's just the way it is in this organization. We have (i) the most useless management group and (ii) the worst veteran players in the league, and these factors, more than any others, explain our record over the last 7 or 8 seasons.

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