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03-15-2005, 09:54 PM
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Originally Posted by King'sPawn
From what I've heard, his work ethic was never a problem. He was lazy defensively, and he's bad with holding onto the puck for too long. There's cause for some question, but I don't think Ladd was singling Pushkarev out. He's the most productive player on the team, while at the same time trying to learn English.

Among Kings prospects, I'd say only Boyle and Lehoux have made bigger strides this season. Sure he still has a ways to go, but I doubt he was the main target of the "we need to look in the mirror" remark.

Especially since Ladd has been demoted to the second line a few times this season
I keep wondering of he's talking about Getzlaf. He has definitely not played up to his capabilities this year, and I think he's frustated by still being in juniors. He was fairly close to making the Ducks last season so this has to be a bit of a let down. I think he's ready to move on.

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