Through it all Desko maintained that his veteran offense, which featured returning starters Kevin Rice, Dylan Donahue and Derek Maltz
at attack and two veteran midfield lines, would be fine if it could only get is share of possession time.
So why mess with success and insert Staats at attack in place of Maltz
, who has scored 70 goals over the last two-plus seasons as the Orange's crease attackman?
Desko credits the unselfishness of the players involved for making it work, going out of his way to praise senior captains Ward and Maltz for accepting their new assignments without a peep of dissent.
recognizes Randy Staats' ability," he said.