Originally Posted by pete
The formula with Harju is a lot like the formula with Modin, when Mo was here, you need at least one guy on that line who has the speed to get in and be the first guy on the puck on the forecheck who can hold it for the second or two necessary until Harju arrives on the scene for the cycle. And, you need at least one great passer on that line who can get Harju the puck in scoring areas to use his shot.
Whether Harju does that at center or wing, I think he can do it at either position. If you use him at center, you capitalize on his faceoff skills.
I think the days of shutdown centers are at a close, so I agree with Tim that you hope Harju can help you develop a third scoring line.
Originally Posted by njbolt12
IMO, Tyrell seems like an ideal complement.
I'd like to see at least one proven player on our third line. Maybe proven is the wrong word, but someone reasonably predictable. Don't care if he's a center or a wing. Glad to know Harju can play either position. Here's what I'm thinking for our forward lines ...