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08-08-2013, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by OccupySouthBroadSt View Post
Against tight checking teams which we already have problems against..Gagne's perimeter play is useless. Like you said a player like Laughton or McGinn will get their noses dirty and create space... more so than Gagne trying to use his skating to jump into nonexistent holes like Briere tried to do last year...
Gagne was my favorite player growing up. I would love him on this team.

If we had traded Read, he would've been my favorite option to sit on Couturier's wing and expand his defensive training while adding some skillful offense.

That said, Couturier needs someone to open up space physically for his line. Laughton and McGinn are the better option at this point...coming from a HUGE Gagne fan.

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