Fourth Line-Fault line?
Right now, its Colborne-Steckel-Dupuis. Of those 3: One’s a perfect fit, one’s too good and one’s not good enough for their respective positons. Yes there have been some concern areas, but in my personal opinion, the fourth line is the most cautioning. Is it time to make a move; not because their struggling, but for no reason, either, but for one specific need. While their at it, they could add a player whose abilities extend to kllling penalties. Here are some thoughts:
2nd in 2012
Why this trade works: The Wild are playing fantastic, but their best defensemen are Clayton Stoner and Nick Schultz. For Toronto: Clutterbuck and Burke are perfect for one another.
To St. Louis:
A veteran, “Mark Recchi” “Sergei Federov” type guy is integral to any young teams success. (i.e. Federov and Ovechkin). Also, Backes is amazing :).
4th in 2012
Would Colorado not salivate at the thought of Kadri+Duchene?