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03-01-2014, 01:51 PM
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Originally Posted by usahockey22flyers View Post
The Penguins with a healthy roster (especially Letang who I do think is overrated...but still) are better than the Flyers. Malkin, Neal, Crosby, Kunitz...That's a lot of firepower. If you let the young kids develop a little more #14, #10 and don't make a trade out of overreaction I could see our roster being better than their's.

Maatta, a rookie, has been better and much more consistent than any Flyers d-man this year...

MAF is a mixed bag, but his ceiling is obviously much higher than Mason's.
I think it's close, but you guys do seem to have better depth at forward. I think the 3rd and especially the 4th line of the Flyers is better than that of the Pens. I do agree we have more potential at the blue line but that advantage gets negated because our coach would rather play the likes of Deryk Engelland than our young guns. Also, I think Brooks Orpik has been worse than any Flyer dman this season. All he does is turn the puck over. Really love that Olli Maatta tho. I think him & Matt Niskanen have been our top 2 dmen all season.

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