Yesterday, our own Razor Catch Prey raised the idea of the Thrashers signing oldies-but-goodies Paul Kariya and Teemu Selanne to mentor our stable of young talent and to provide some "oh hey look, it's Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya, together again" entertainment for a season or two.
I enthusiastically agree with this demand, but I'd also like to extend it. My proposal: sign the Kariya/Selanne duo AND bring back former Thrashers center Steve Rucchin, who centered those two great wingers on the Mighty Ducks of Disneyland back when they were all in their prime. Rucchin never formally retired; he's still listed as an "unrestricted free agent" (at least by the Wikipedia robots) and he doesn't seem to have ever run off to foreign lands to make mega-rubles.
We all have fond memories of Steve Rucchin from the glorious 06-07 season, right? Do it, Dudley. You know you want to.
The re-united Kariya-Rucchin-Selanne line will school and inspire our young folk, which we imagine will look like this: