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11-11-2004, 09:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Fletch
is, unfortunately there haven't been a lot of prospects that we've seen in RangerLand and Jessiman was going to be Malhotra part deux: a player who was forced into NHL action because he had size and speed, but not necessarily the skills, in an attempt to get the fans back by saying 'hey, look, here's a #1 pick, a young guy, in the lineup'. Call me a pessimist, but I'm not totally sold that they were doing this in the best interest of Jessiman.
1. Malhotra was rushed into the NHL at only 18 years of age, he could not be sent to AHL

2. Malhotra was a case where he played well, but just wasn't given any significant icetime, I don't think this would happen with Renney in charge.

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