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09-04-2010, 03:18 PM
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The conditioning was probably Oreskovich's big problem down the stretch, also it is hard to maintain the intensity you have when you first get called up. Thing is, O didn't really show any hands, he only just banged bodies left and right when he first came up, so how can you possibly keep that up for 82 games? You can't. I think he tried to develop more of an offensive game, but I think that's better served in the AHL than the NHL. If you want a 4th line banger though, he's a good one. Didn't seem like much of a fighter though.
Personally all I want him to be is a 4th line banger.

How could someone coming back after 2 years of not playing, dropping 25 pounds of muscle and then playing 84 pro hockey games not fade near the end?

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