Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 2/7/13
Any coach will tell you its an asset and a luxury when he can trust his fourth line to provide energy, defensive responsibility, and the occasional goal. It makes the entire team more balanced, and better. For the past several Blue Jackets games, the line of Derek MacKenzie, Mark Letestu, and Jared Boll have been giving head coach Todd Richards exactly that. The line has scored two goals in the past four games, including MacKenzies game-opening goal in the loss to L.A. Tuesday. With the reassignment of center Ryan Johansen, the lines will be restructured for the near future, but you can bet the Columbus coaching staff is well aware of the way the MacKenzie-Letestu-Boll line came together so quickly. MacKenzie believes the addition of Letestu was the key. Well, I think in a lot of ways Mark was the final piece of the puzzle, the veteran forward explained. Weve often spoken about having a guy who has a little finish around the net. We had a little success a couple of years ago with Ma...
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