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06-22-2007, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by vargas View Post
i read somewhere that slats is going to take a swedish player in the first round. we have been a euro team for the past 2 seasons and havent won much so i think we should turn to more north americans like staal, sanguetti tis year too. we need more gritty players cuz we already have jags, malik, nylander and many other soft guys. imo the fans could relate bettr to the team if we built the team on north americans in the future. keep some euros around for scoring but the core should be NA driven.

Hmmm...Staal, Sauer, Sanguinetti, Giradri, Callahan, Dubinsky, Bourret, Pyatt, Byers and Dupont as opposed to Tyutin, Korpikoski and Anisimov. Yeah, I think adding Michael Backlund, who'd be a steal at 17 wouldn't offset the NA flavor of the system.

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