Froggy wrote:kennedy plays a different role than bennett or jokenin. it was obvious that we needed more speed, better forecheck, etc... and kennedy can play that role on an energy line more effectively than bennett or jokenin. not saying he is better than either player, but more effective in that role.
Yep. Against a fast team like the Islanders, Kennedy's speed is needed. But that doesn't mean he'll be the best choice to dress against other teams the Pens will face if they move on.