The D squad is one knee away from being a crappy one (Emelin still needs seasoning on the 3rd pairing... especially if they ask him to play right D; Diaz, Saint-Denis and Weber are redundant) and, as highlighted by Bourque’s injury, we seriously lack depth upfront. A "popular" question last season was "Who will be Plekanec’s wingers"... well here we are in September 2012 and... who will be his wingers?
Rome was not built in a day and, as most posters in here, I like 90%+ of our new GM moves so far but Bergevin needs to address the two years old (since The Stabilizer Hamrlik’s departure) issue of our redundant and crappy D squad. Expecting more than 40 games played by Markov would be like planning the upcoming season by flipping a coin.
If he can fix our D, he would be freakin great!
Last edited by Kjell Dahlin: 09-15-2012 at 06:52 PM.
Made some nice staff selections, picked a bad coach but probably the best of a bad lot, resigned most of the FAs to nice deals but the Subban issue is worrying, his only credit with the draft was not undermining Timmins (which is a good thing), brought in some decent role players from FA including overpaying for the perfect compliment to our bottom 6 in Prust but failed to address any of the more serious issues with this team.