Nashvilles Top Skaters
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04-22-2009, 02:29 PM
Join Date: Sep 2006
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The team's best skaters are Klein, Legwand, and Suter, in that order.
In terms of pure speed, Pihlström is one of the top players in the NHL. That kid can fly. In terms of lateral and backwards movement, Koistinen is actually quite good, but he doesn't have the "north-bound" speed that would make him much more effective at this level.
Klein may be faster than Legwand and Suter, but I disagree he is the better overall skater. Maybe after he better establishes himself and gains more confidence, his skating skills will start to shine. They just aren't right now. Agree with your other choices though.
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