Switching It Up: 10 NHL Players That Chould Change Position

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Switching It Up: 10 NHL Players That Chould Change Position
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Rember this guy? He was originally drafted as a Defenseman...

Over the years, many NHL players have been asked to switch positions for the better of the team. In most cases, the move typically involves a forward moving from centre to wing or vice versa.

The bigger move is to ask a defenseman to move to forward, which has also had it’s fair share of success stories, including the Chicago Blackhawks electing to go with Dustin Byfuglien (a defenseman by nature) along the boards and in front of the net, which paid huge dividends for the Hawks, especially in the playoffs where Byfuglien was a constant irritation for opposing goaltenders.

With all this in mind, let’s take a look at ten NHL players that could/should change their position…

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