Thread: Confirmed with Link: Canucks sign D Yann Sauve
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05-28-2010, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by MS View Post
NHL defenders don't score 40 points unless they play the PP, and if Sauve never played the PP consistently in junior, you can be damned well sure he isn't going to in pro.
The one thing Sauve does have going for him is that he (apparently) has a heavy, hard shot. Defencemen that do seem to have a chance of outperforming their Junior numbers because they end up on an NHL PP are the big guys with heavy shots (Weber, Chara, Foster, Aucoin, etc.)

Obviously it's still very unlikely but if he can figure out how to make his shot an asset he could find himself on the PP one day.

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