Thread: Speculation: Rangers to trade Zuccarello ?
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07-23-2011, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
If he was drafted by the Rangers and had made his organizational debut last season, he'd be the next coming of Marty St. Louis. However, since he isn't home grown, he's "nothing special."

If he improves his skating enough working with Barb Underhill, he has all of the tools to be a quality 2nd line winger in this league. Foolish to write him off after half a season.
How about this one? Does someone have to be bias to not see a certain prospect succeeding? He's not homegrown? Who cares... The point is that a player that small needs to have top talent along with speed. I may be wrong, and I hope I am. To me a guy who is so weak on the puck and doesn't have that speed just isn't going to do it. His play along the boards is very poor as well. Now if he can increase his speed and strength, then maybe he will work out, but I have my doubts. I'm not saying dump the kid for nothing, but I just don't see a guy like this being on an NHL roster during playoff hockey.

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