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09-26-2011, 06:08 PM
Haute Couturier
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Originally Posted by healthyscratch View Post
Bill Clement just said that management is surprised with Couturier's defesive awareness. Ummm, after they selected him at the draft, all the panel raved about was his defensive responsibility and how he would give up points in order to be better defensively, and the fact that he was most proud of his +62 season in juniors(?) and being a 200ft hockey player. Don't the scouts, and more importantly, our GM know this going into preseason???
I am sure they knew he was good, but very few forwards look that good at 18 when playing in the NHL.

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