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  • Nathan G Nathan G Feb 6, 2013 8:11 PM Flag

    E Cole or Andy McDonald

    Who would you rather have?

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    • I would take Andy McDonald.

      The Blues have three lines that rotate around like they are all first lines - each getting virtually equal playing time. He is playing well. He plays with talented players, including the rookie phenom Tarasenko. I think what had held back McDonald's draft position, and therefore his value, was that he lost the majority of last season to injury - he did score 22 points in 25 games, though.

      Erik Cole, on the other hands, is not playing very well. I also suspect at some point The Canadians will remove him from the top line in exchange for Gionta, which will only further dampen his value.