Originally written March 06, 2012 on Smashville 24/7:
Colin Wilson, Nick Spaling and Jordin Tootoo.When you look at all three forwards individually and the way they play, they may not seem like they would be a fit on the same line. However, the trio has been solid when they’ve played together this season. When they were first put together in early December, it was arguably the most effective line for the Predators.“They’ve got a little bit of everything,” head coach Barry Trotz said. “You’ve got a well-rounded, two-way player in Spaling who can distribute and defend. Toots is a little bit of a wild card who can give you that real hard forecheck and can bang; now he has the ability to make plays off of turnovers. And Willy can really make things happen when you get him the puck.“It’s probably that whole combination that makes them work.”Tootoo has compiled his best numbers of the season while the line has been together. He grabbed eight points in 12 December games (most of which with Spaling and Wilson) and has seven assists in ni...
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