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09-11-2005, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by thrashers28
I agree with you for the most part except I think Robi is a very talented playmaker so he takes that category over Beech and I also think Robi's overall potential outweighs Beech's. I admit Robi is not consistent defensively, hopefully he will realize his future desperately depends on it and rises to the occasion.

After following Robi in Atlanta and in the Swiss League, I think you all will be pleasantly surprised with how much his game has improved since his first stint in Nashville.

BTW, I'm looking forward to my first season as a Nashville Predators fan.....guess I should change my username, huh?
Being a Pens fan, and having seen both of them play for the Pens and/or Baby Pens and Robitaille with ATL and Nashville, I can tell you that Beech is much more of a playmaker than Robitaille. Beech has good vision and good passing skills. He's not a goal scoring center, he's a true playmaking center.

I also think he takes Robitaille in Hockey Sense and playing under control (except for the stupid slashing penaly that Beech will take every 3rd game).

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