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12-05-2004, 08:40 PM
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DaveyCrockett
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Originally Posted by Bruins4Ever
Size has nothing to do with talent. It may have something to do with strength, but then how do you explain Theoren Fleury. There are so many great NHLer's who are small, Sergei Samsonov, Martin St. Louis, Steve Sullivan, but size isn't an issue there. So why is it such a big problem here.

He'll be a fine second-third liner, I don't know if he has enough talent to become a full time first liner, but a solid second or third line centre is something really valuable to a team. He'll do just fine.
Every player you named has oustanding skating abilities; Wellwood doesn't. Also, St. Louis is built like a tank. Wellwood needs to build up his strength because he doesn't have the speed to compensate. A more suitable comparison to Wellwood is Ribeiro or Yannic Perrault.

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