Pre-Nylander Lines

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  1. SHANNYPLAN

    SHANNYPLAN Registered User

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    Through pre-season and game one, the lines have looked good for the most part, but I would like to see Babcock switch Ennis and Kapanen. I think Kappy's, size, speed, and 2 way game would compliment Matthews and Marleau, and allow them to play a heavy cycle game in the offensive zone.

    Marleau - Matthews - Kapanen
    Hyman - - Tavares - - Marner
    Ennis - - - - Kadri - - - - Brown
    Johnsson - - Lindholm - - Leivo
     
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    I'd agree. Give Kappy a chance with Matthews and Marleau. When Nylander's back put him with Kadri

    Without Nylander

    Marleau Matthews Kapanen
    Hyman Tavares Marner
    Leivo Kadri Brown
    Johnsson Lindholm Ennis

    With Nylander

    Marleau Matthews Nylander
    Hyman Tavares Marner
    Leivo Kadri Kapanen
    Johnsson Lindholm Brown
     
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    kappy is possession beast, and at the very least he has the strength to grind along the boards and keep up with Matthews for the most part.
     
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    Marleau Matthews Brown/Leivo
    Hyman Tavares Marner
    Ennis Kadri Brown/Leivo
    Johnsson Lindholm Kapanen
     
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    Not caring for Ennis here? :dunno:
     
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    I don’t like the Idea if Brown/Leivo with Matthews, they don’t have the skill needed to compliment him imo
     
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    Leivo-Matthews-Kapanen
    Marleau-Tavares-Marner
    Johnsson-Kadri-Hyman
    Ennis-Lindholm-Brown

    Gardiner-Rielly
    Dermott-Zaitsev
    Hainsey-Ozhiganov
     
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    This looks very good to me. Pretty much exactly how I would do things. With Hainsey on the hot seat.
     
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    Kapanen-Tavares-Marner
    Marleau-Matthews-Hyman
    Ennis-Kadri-Leivo
    Johnsson-Lindholm-Brown

    Rielly-Dermott
    Gardiner-Ozhiganov
    Hainsey-Zaitsev
     
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    Any line up with Ennis anywhere other than on the 4th line or in the press box is wrong.
     
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    Marleau Matthews Ennis
    Leivo Tavares Marner
    Johnsson Kadri Kapanen
    Hyman Lindholm Brown
     
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    Thought experiment.

    Marleau Matthews Kadri
    Hyman Tavares Marner
    Leivo Lindholm Kapanen
    Johnson Brown Ennis
     
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    Tavares - Kadro - Marner
    Marlea - Matthews - Kapnanen
    Hyman - Lindholm - Brown
    Leivo - Ennos - Johsnon

    Johson - Matthews -
    Mealu - Tavres - KpanenMarner
    Hyman - Kadro - Brown
    Leivo - Lindholm - Ennis


    Marleau Matthews Nylander
    Hyman Tavares Marner
    Leivo Kadri Kapanen
    Johnsson Lindholm Brown
     

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