Pirnes

Cyclops II*
10-02-2003, 08:35 AM
How good a skater is he? IMO a lot of the Europeans that come over here mid-career fail to make it because they are weak skaters.

washie
10-02-2003, 03:21 PM
How can that be, I thought with all the soccer and stuff most Euro players play on there off time; they should have great foot work.

Old Hickory
10-02-2003, 03:34 PM
and the bigger ice surfaces usually require good skating

jfont
10-02-2003, 03:56 PM
and the bigger ice surfaces usually require good skating
excellent point john...overaged euros have a hard time because of the physical aspects of the nhl...way more physical than in the european leagues...