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The All-Purpose David Desharnais thread (post-Pressbox edition)
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11-09-2013, 12:15 AM
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: St-Augustin, Québec
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The problem is that DD can't ever work on a 4th line. He has absolutely no 2 way play. I'd give him 40 games and if there is no improvement, waive him. If no one picks him up and we're playoff bound, just buy him out if a 5th rounder can't be had.
LeBlanc is really working. Since he was sent down, 8 points in 4 games.
Huge improvement over last year. Hopefully he can play bottom six. This allows either Moen or Prust to move up when necessary.
I'm open to Leblanc taking his spot, that said. Leblanc will have to prove he can play regularly in the NHL before that. Although Desharnais doesn't block shots and what have you, at least he can play a puck possession game. Defense isn't all about playing in your own end.
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