Zubrus doesn't score on the 2nd power play unit though, why bother? Clarkson and Nieds are the down low men right now, or Parise, and that's fine with me.
rob niedermayer doesn't belong anywhere near an NHL power play. he's been nice for new jersey but i'll be amazed if he keeps this up.
McAmmond has been wonderful. We had holes at center, and he is the lynchpin of a fourth line that can genuinely eat minutes now, on his shoulders. He plays smart, has a good stick, and is constantly making good decisions. Hasn't been a penalty machine either. I wish we had him instead of Holik earlier.
while mcammond has been nice, he's sub 45% on faceoffs in his recent career. he has some nice speed. he has 1 point and 13 shots on goal in 9 games.
It's his signing more than anything else that has transpired this season, including where we currently are in the standings, that makes me comfortable in saying that we are a contender this year. You need a fourth line that can eat minutes and carry the play, and he's allowing the line to do that.
dean mcammond is what makes the devils a contender? was it jay leach that made you think they were a contender last year?
I lied, the Niedermayer signing helped too. We were so weak down the middle heading into the season.
niedermayer and mcammond are just not very good; by the playoffs, one should not be playing center, and probably both should be on the 4th line.