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05-03-2014, 03:14 PM
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Originally Posted by blinds View Post
It is broke though, just because it's not Read's line doesn't mean he's not part of the solution elsewhere in the lineup. The top 2 lines need tweaking and Read is a piece that can fit anywhere well. He's also got an offensive touch that's being wasted on the 3rd line. It's not as simple as "it's working, don't change it". We've got other guys that can replace him defensively and it can work better. You don't stop improving because something you're doing is working moderately well.
Really? Who are these players?

If Couturier improves offensively & Laughton can even somewhat lighten up the defensive load than your problems will be solved, you'll still squeeze a little more production out of Read & still have him in a role he's clearly better than any other option on the roster.

Couturier & Read will always draw the tougher assignments on this club no matter what changes. They are like our Bergeron & Marchand in that sense.

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