Trade Rumor/Speculation Thread XIX: The Olympic Freeze
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02-19-2014, 05:39 AM
Join Date: Oct 2010
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Its much better to have Lindberg develop on our 4th line when we hope he tops out as a top 6 player and bottoms out as a top 9 forward....than to have Boyle who actually fits the role of a 4th liner and reduced minutes even strength. Quality development there. Reminds me of how we attempted to develop Maholtra and Lundmark.
Boyle should be re-signed and the logic around the distaste for him is asinine.
Not saying that it couldn't backfire, but Marcus Krüger has been developing fine on Chicago's 4th line.
And Krüger was a small, smart, playmaking 1C in Sweden - i.e. a much "worse" fit for a 4th liner than Lindberg.
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