Skinner vs. Kunitz

Jeff Skinner or Chris Kunitz?  It seems to be the biggest trade rumor when it comes to the Penguins and their fans this off-season.  With Skinner, you get a strong left winger whereas with Kunitz you get a city-loved veteran.   Skinner would be new blood in Pittsburgh with new energy and a ready-to-go mindset.  He finished the past season with 49 points in 82 games but could add to his defensive game as he was      -27 on the season.  Although, seeing as he was with the Hurricanes, it was probably a team-wide issue.  At this point in his career, I see Kunitz being a third/fourth-liner if he comes back to Pittsburgh.  He knows the game and the city, if not Sullivan’s system.  He brings a lot of grit to his game while still producing on offense.  Now with Sheary and Hunwick on their way to Buffalo, it looks like we may just see Kunitz back in the ‘Burgh or invite Skinner for a long-term visit.

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