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10-19-2009, 02:27 PM
What's the Pred say?
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Originally Posted by Panopticon View Post
You thought right. At least according to the rumors I just heard that Laakso is on his way back to Milwaukee as we speak.

So I guess that's it for him in the Preds organization. I hope they trade him... there's a few teams in the league with really horrible D, so he might find a place. AHL is a waste for him.
I disagree. I don't think we have seen the last of Teemu Laakso at this level. The coaching staff really like him and I think now that he knows what he needs to do, he can go back to Milwaukee, spend the rest of this season fine-tuning his game, and come back next year and challenge for a roster spot. He can probably get one, depending on what goes on in the off-season. If Hamhuis goes un-replaced, he'll probably be penciled in to start the year.

I just hope he doesn't sulk in the minors, play like crap for a year, and then bolt for Europe next summer. He has the potential to play at this level, he's just raw.

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