and i remembered that Higgins is a natural center that played center in his junior.
so i fugured the real problem is the second line center in ribeiro. Why not try Higgins center of samsonov and kovy and try our best skilled prospect in kostsitsyn. Kost could bring more speed than ryder on the first line and can develop his skills with koivu and ryder.
Ya, we keep ryder , he's young, and has the potential of puting 40 goals in a season.....Oh ya and Ribs well , i know you guys know what to do with him .
+That frees up cap space for signing markov long term.