If I was Dean Lombardi, I would try to wrestle Dustin Byfuglien away from the Chicago Blackhawks. With the Blackhawks being seriously close to the salary cap next season, it could be the best chance for ANY team to capitalize on an opportunity on Chicago's trouble.
Now Dustin doesn't have great numbers during the season; 17 goals, 17 assists, shooting percentage of .081, +/- of -7 and 94 PIMs. The good part of the numbers is 7 of the goals and 5 of the assists he has are on the power play, plus he also has 3 game winning goals. And now for the pitch, in the current playoffs he has shown to be a monster. so far, before game 6, he has 10 goals,5 assists, 4 power play goals, 5 game winners and a shooting percentage of .238. He also has been a thorn in many opposing teams with constant checking and 20 PIMs. I believe he could be a great fit with the Kings on pure aggression and physicality.
Oh by the way, former L.A. Kings defenseman, Rob Blake will announce his retirement after the playoffs.......about time.
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