Originally Posted by pittsburghp8baller
Yeah, I saw that on another hockey forum. Pesonen's speed certainly makes him a good choice in a checking role, but the question is does he want to play that role after being a 1st line talent in Finland? I personally think - now - that Tank would be a better fit on the top line playing the role that Staal is going to play on the 2nd line, but Pesonen may indeed push for it. We'll see - unfortunately they don't have much time to make their decisions since they only have 4 preseason games before heading to Europe.