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10-11-2008, 05:13 PM
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I hope Strålman is on the team tonight. His weakness has been his weight before, he hasn't exactly been the huge man in the defence. His skills has been in PP and mainly contributing to the offence. But now with him gaining weight over the summer while still keeping his speed and so on he could become a very good player. However if you bench the kid to long you are going to mess with his confidence and thats not the smartest thing to do with a young player.
But hey i'm sure this isn't the first promising young player your club has destroyed so i'm sure you are used to that game at this point...
It's a learning experience for Stralman. He himself recognized that he is fighting for a spot. And that he wasn't all that good in preseason. Ron Wilson should help Stralman mold his d-game. He is in a right environment here. I wouldn't worry about this.
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