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04-06-2007, 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by BobbyClarkeFan16 View Post
A lot can change over a summer though. Let's also not forget that when we originally drafted Peter Forsberg, he was only 5'8 and 160 pounds. He grew six inches and put on 30 pounds in two years. I agree though that right now, we just don't have the room in the lineup for Giroux. However, if he puts on a show at training camp and they have to make room for him, then that's a good sign.
right, if he forces their hands, no complaints. i think we're more realistically looking at seeing him coming in the year after... and honestly, he may end up with a year on the Phantoms roster depending on how everything shakes out with this upcoming draft...

if we sign a 2nd line wing to play for the next couple of years and help Carter, Upshall, etc. out... then you could easily slot Giroux after 1 year with the Phantoms taking that roster spot... and hopefully we'd be in a spot where Carter, Upshall, no. 1 pick, etc. are capable of taking responsibility for offense and Giroux can find his spot without having everyone else finding their way around him.

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