Thread: Confirmed with Link: Tyutin signs 6 yr deal
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09-04-2011, 11:14 AM
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Originally Posted by hockeyplyr814 View Post
While that is a surprising stat, Duncan Keith had a horrible year. He also handles the puck at least 3 times as often as Tyutin. Also, my dislike of Tyutin is only slightly due to his awful turnovers, its mostly his inability to make basic reads in the defensive zone. His coverage is terrible, he is almost perpetually out of position. I can't tell if its that he simply doesn't know what he's doing, or if he just can't skate well enough to efficiently get to where he needs to be, but I don't think I have ever seen any full time defensemen at any level get beat as consistently as Fedor does.
Wow. That's a pretty damning assessment. Scariest part is that our GM and organization has watched the same guy for 3 seasons and rewarded his increbibly incapable defensive zone play with a 6 year contract. Sounds like I should find new team to follow for the foreseeable future...

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