Thread: Confirmed with Link: Jets Sign Wellwood
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09-09-2011, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by wpggrown View Post
As a former Leafs fan, I remember the 06-07 season...Wellwood and Sundin were tearing it up (Wellwood had 42 in 48gms) before Kyle was injured. We've all heard his prospect report back in the day, know he has great vision and hands... If he takes this seriously his upside is competing for the 2nd line Center spot (moving someone to wing) and very well could Center our 2nd line PP.
That's playing with Mats Sundin, you should expect something around the Kyle Wellwood I saw playing in Vancouver. This is a low risk move but don't expect him to tear it up or anything. He's been given a lot of second chances in the big leagues, and hasn't ever responded by breaking out beyond being a reliable, if uninspired 3rd liner.

That said, he's great in the shootout, can work the puck excellently around the net when he puts his mind to it and actually really turned it on during playoffs in his last season with the Canucks.

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