I know I'm late to the convo but I have a hard time seeing B/S making that much of an impact this season, not with Soloviev still not 100%, with a groin injury no less. He has been nursing it from last season, and even still Zhulin saddled them with four programs, IMHO just beyond unfortunate. I think RN will be a free for all when one or both new pairs as well as some other enterprising pair may really surprise. Just a thought..And seriously is Carmen the only piece Zhulin could have chosen for these two? I find them softer and more lyrical, not so passionate maybe? How many times has he done Carmen? I would love to be surprised though as they seem like a really hard working pair however younger, hard working and more talented pairs may not be far behind them