Originally written on The 6th Sens  |  Last updated 9/12/13
Day 1 of training camp and reports have Cory Conacher on the right side of Turris and MacArthur. Is it foolish to read too much into this? Yes, of course. But, let's consider what Cory brings to the table (the kids table). Conacher doesn't really appear (at least not yet) to be a great possession asset, but he also isn't a detriment. He's not going to drag anyone down, and among players that can drive play - he can keep up just fine. See his time alongside Zibanejad and Silfverberg through the last 12 games of the season, they were dominant together. Mika and Silf were already a good pairing, but Conacher was a fantastic compliment. In the playoffs Conacher fell out of favour, careless turnovers and and somehow managing to take 31 minutes of penalties (when his job was drawing them) wasn't helping his case. He did score three goals vs. Montreal, one of the absolutely massive variety, but went pointless against Pittsburgh. The sense was that management was expecting him to pl...
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