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12-17-2010, 11:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Padlock View Post
Comparing a guy with very sheltered 3rd line minutes to a guy playing top players every night is ridiculous. Babchuk can't transition from skating backwards to forwards without falling. If you gave White the icetime and strength of competition Babchuk is playing he'd look great out there. Big difference playing against Getzlaf, Ryan and Perry than playing Parros and Marchant
I completly agree with this and have mentioned it before too. Hopefully he can improve on that, but his positioning has made up for this negative attribute as of late.

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