Weber reassigned to Hamilton
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10-13-2009, 07:35 PM
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No, I said he didn't have that much to learn in the AHL.
If he's only got his defensive game to perfect before taking the next step
, while we have regulars out (including our PP QB) and our D haven't been great so far, I'd rather see him getting NHL ice time right now to get him settled in instead of putting him back in the minors because he didn't look like a veteran out of the gates.
If he's only tweaking his style in the AHL, instead of gaining precious experience in the NHL while we have the possibility to give him, I'm not thrilled with that decision.
Yes it's his defensive game that he needs to improve upon. Yes we have injuries but you take a big risk by rushing a guy. He just turned 21 a few weeks back, let him continue to find his way in the AHL, he's gotten good experience at the NHL level already but I'd rather see him work on his game in a less pressure filled environment instead of rushing him to the NHL and hoping it works out.
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