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01-16-2010, 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted by JCpredator View Post
So what is his defensive skill set like? All Preds are supposed to play responsible two-way hockey. Wilson seems to be showing his offensive ability - finally. But is he ready defensively? Would he not be better served to stay in Milwaukee and get tons of minutes - continue to develop. The Preds aren't starving for goals now that Horny has come on. Does Trotz slow Wilson's development just to get a little more offense in Nashville? Is it more likely the closer we get to the playoffs? I read somewhere that Wilson might give us a little scoring punch instead of picking up a rental at the trade deadline.
He is a good forechecker. He gets deep in the zone with speed and tries to get his stick on the puck. In the neutral zone he has started throwing some Scott Stevens-like hits. He didn't do that when he was first sent down to Milwaukee.

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