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01-11-2011, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by deriik2020 View Post
Funny how many people were coming out of the woodworks to say negative stuff when he started the season predictably in AHL as if that fact would mean he'd never make the team and do anything. Can't sit here and say he's gonna stick quite yet either though. Way he's playing if he keeps it up it's a no brainer but he could possibly have a slump and need some time to recover in AHL. He's been real real good though. He did more than enough to earn about 8 assists so far but the other team or goalie made spectacular saves.
What I gathered from reports of his play in Hartford, he was on of (if not the) best players on the team initially, it just didn't result in any points (much like his first games as a Ranger). His play might have slumped after that for a while before he exploded, but I think the points will come in bunches when the rest of the team figures him out. He doesn't seem to think the game the same way as regular players and he is only supposed to surprise the opposition, not his teammates...

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