Sergei Kostitsyn: Victim Of The Montreal Canadien’s Size Issue

Posted: 28th September 2009 by Felix Sicard in NHL
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Yesterday, the Montreal Canadiens sent Sergei Kostitsyn down to the Hamilton Bulldogs, which came to the surprise of many people. The younger Kostitsyn didn't have an outstanding training camp, but looking at the intangibles that he brought to the team, such as the speed and intensity that he showed throughout the exhibition season, should have been enough to earn the young forward a spot on the roster. Kostitsyn just learned the hard way how things work during training camp. If they don't need you, they won't keep you. There is no denying the Belarussian's skill level, but his skill set is something that the Canadiens are already heavy with. The names of Scott Gomez and Tomas Plekanec come to mind, and after last year's experiment of three scoring lines, the need for a checking line was g ...

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