Powe has zero points in eight games, like Rupp to date, but the center had scored six goals and posted seven assists in 82 games played last year.
Rupp, a 6-foot-5, 230-pounder, has 53 goals and 94 points in 565 career games. He is a tough, tough customer who has recorded 78 career fights.
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