Big line or Share the wealth?
Posted 15 January 2006 - 12:56 PM
Should Babs neglect Zetterberg's center smarts and use the Big Line to break tight defenses like Minnesota's etc?
Note: This poll assumes we're using the current roster. Don't say "trade Lang"
Posted 15 January 2006 - 02:12 PM
Posted 15 January 2006 - 03:13 PM
"Empty-net goals are for homos" -Al Iafrate
Posted 15 January 2006 - 06:23 PM
I'd still like to see Franzen play wing with one of the eurotwins, he's got a pretty good shot and is really hard to knock off the puck, especially around the boards.
Homer - Dats - Shanny
Franzen - Zetterberg - Samuelsson
Williams - Lang - Yzerman
Maltby - Draper - Cleary
Posted 15 January 2006 - 06:30 PM
Posted 15 January 2006 - 06:35 PM
Regular season is the time to experiment. I think most people would agree that Hank and Pavel would do wonders with a strong winger to play with them. A guy like Franzen who has an excellent shot could turn out really well alongside either of them.
Taking Franzen off the grind line doesn't even affect them that much anyway. He's an excellent addition, sure, but why couldn't Cleary do just as well in a defensive role?
Edited by gobias, 15 January 2006 - 06:36 PM.
Posted 16 January 2006 - 10:17 PM
|QUOTE (RyanBarnes! @ January 15, 2006 - 04:13PM)|
|I'd ride the Big line a little longer. Once it cools off, spread the wealth. Could be a useful weapon later on.|
I agree. Use them with they're hot, but once they start cooling off enough, switch the lines around.
Posted 18 January 2006 - 11:38 AM
Posted 18 January 2006 - 01:43 PM
Just look at Ottawa.
Posted 18 January 2006 - 04:01 PM
Can't wait to read the "Phoenix: I still think it's a hockey market" chapter of Gary Bettman's autobiography. I'm guessing it's going to be chapter 11.
- mjlegend 3/9/2011
Posted 18 January 2006 - 11:56 PM
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