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01-04-2007, 12:30 PM
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Well, there's another example on our team.
Staios was originally a defenceman though, and was converted to forward by the Canucks. The Oilers converted him back. I'm talking about players who started pro as a F and were converted to D, much harder to do IMO.

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01-04-2007, 02:10 PM
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Isn't there that young guy on the Wild, I can't think of his name
but wasn't he converted to a defensemen?

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Well if the Oilers were thinking of doing this, here my list of the most likely players

Pisani
Petersen
Stoll
Winchester (yes)
Thoresen

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If we had a more complete D squad in terms of offence, converting MAB to forward would be a no-brainer for an inventive coach. The guy has all the required assets and meshes well with some of our best offensive guys. He operates at that level offensively, no doubt.

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If we had a more complete D squad in terms of offence, converting MAB to forward would be a no-brainer for an inventive coach. The guy has all the required assets and meshes well with some of our best offensive guys. He operates at that level offensively, no doubt.
That's funny, I was actually thinking they should try converting MAB into a defenceman.

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01-04-2007, 06:07 PM
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That's funny, I was actually thinking they should try converting MAB into a defenceman.
Oh, why must you ask for the impossible? Everyone else seems to be playing make believe nicely, then you get all surreal on us.

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That's funny, I was actually thinking they should try converting MAB into a defenceman.


There's a lot of comedy gold on this board today... everyone must be fighting the post-holiday blues.

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It is easier to convert a D-man into a FW then vice versa

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