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05-07-2009, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by thadd View Post
It's not likely to happen, but Cogs is heavily overrated. He's lacking in hockey sense/ hockey IQ. All he does is chase the puck like a moth chases light.

Playing at center he'll never be a 2nd liner. All coaches and scouts say he can't play the wing because he can't stop himself from wandering back to the center position when playing.

With Horcoff and Gagner in front of him and his horrible faceoff win % I don't see him going anywhere in Edmonton.
Cogs is only 21 years old and already has 2 18 goal season back to back. It is obviously going to take some time to get use to the wing. He has speed and goes in the corners. I would be more than happy to keep him with the Oilers. Even if he ends up being a 3rd liner he will get 20 goals on the third line and with his speed he is going to be a shut down penalty guy.

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