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07-28-2013, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Vipers31 View Post
The basic criteria for someone to fit with them: his game isn't built around rushing the puck, aka. he's got to be fine with not having the puck alot, has an ability to find space away from the defense without the puck, gets off shots quickly, is decent at cycling, and ideally decent or more defensively. From a financial / cap point of view as well, it has to be a complimentary player on a smaller contract.

If Penner doesn't find some chemistry with them, I think we have a couple very intriguing options for that in Palmieri and Silfverberg already.
Silfverberg intrigues me, in particular, because he has a wicked release and he seems to play well away from the puck. Palmieri is a talented kid, but sometimes I question his effort away from the puck.

I'm just not sold on Penner. He's been plagued with laziness for as long as he's been in the NHL. I think we'll see him moved around based on how he plays that particular game.

You're a curious one, aren't you?
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