sundstrom Posted July 20, 2010 Share Posted July 20, 2010 i was envisioning 3 great lines, although i doubt the devils would ever go with this: parise-zajac-zubrus elias-arnott-langenbrunner kovalchuk-josefson-clarkson imagine a kovalchuk-josefson-clarkson line going up against 2nd and 3rd pairings. or we can switch it around a bit: parise-zajac-zubrus kovalchuk-arnott-langenbrunner tedenby-elias-clarkson this is of course assuming we can get rid of rolston. i have a feeling we'll see some line shifting throughout games and the season - similar to how chicago worked. it's funny because we all hated it when lemaire did it but that was almost always because the devils would always have one line going (whoever it was) and lemaire would break it hoping to get others going. obviously - it's going to be a bit difficult to get ES ice time split amongst these 3 LW's but, as we always do when we make up lines, we're not accounting for injuries that will certainly happen. both elias and josefson (assuming another 3rd line center isn't signed) will be playing 2nd line center at some point when arnott is out. elias himself will miss some games as well. as i very much expect Parise to get more SH time this year, that will play into everything. what's nice is that after a PK, they can send out Kovalchuk every time and keep parise-zajac, elias-langenbrunner, zubrus - pelley as the PK rotation. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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