Originally Posted by ThrowdownSJ408
Vandermeer played 5 games last year as a 4th ling wing. he scrapped in one of those also. he could really help prevent the 4th line getting scored on having realistically 3 D man out there. I like the idea a lot.
having a defenseman play wing, doesn't equal better overall defense for that shift. If anything a defenseman not use to playing wing can lead to more defensive irresponsibility. Especially if that player isn't particularly good a playing wing.