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03-17-2010, 11:01 PM
Street Hawk
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Originally Posted by orcatown View Post
Felt for awhile that Schroeder needed to move out of the NCAA. At present, plays with little contact and basically tries to find or create space. On the big surface that game and be effective but in the NHL you've got to be able to constantly compete one on one for the puck and position. I think it would have been far better for Schroeder to have battled in Junior hockey this year . It will be a major and difficult transition moving on to the AHL. From what I have seen Schroeder will have up his compete level a lot.
One of the main reasons the Nucks wanted Jordan to join the Silvertips is because Craig Hartsburg is the coach in Everett. Same with Connaughton with Hay and the Giants. Nucks like the coaching that the players would/have gotten with Hay and Hartsburg.

I think Jordan should have left Minnesota. Program has not done well lately. Connaughton has done great with the Giants this year. Too bad Schroeder didn't join him in the WHL.

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