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09-15-2010, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by BrooklynRangersFan View Post
I know we're going to get a slew of tools/no toolbox comments, but I really believe his major problem is his hands - more often than not, he'd go to make a good move and he'd lose the puck or he'd get into good position, rip a shot... and have it sail 3 feet wide.

I'm not claiming that his hockey IQ is off the charts, but I really think his failures have more to do with the fact that he was about as bad at controling the puck as he was good at skating.
I agree. He definitely is far from a smart hockey player, but even if he had a hockey brain I still don't think he would be that good. He's essentially Rico Fata 2.0. Some good individual abilities but overall not that good of a hockey player.

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