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10-27-2011, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by DrinkFightFlyers View Post
He is a different style of player, but the results will be the same. He may not make a mistake going for a hit, but he will the mistake elsewhere. The kid is a 5/6/7 d-man, just like Lilja and Walker. The fact that Gus is #1 on ADK means little to nothing. Aside from the fact that ADK's blueline isn't exactly ripe with talent, being #1 in the A does not always translate to anything in the NHL. Just ask my boy Michael Leighton. Hopefully I'm wrong, but I'm really not expecting much more from him than I would from Walker or Lilja. If they run with him as #6, throw Lilja on the bench, and ditch Walker for the rest of the year, I don't think the season would turn out much different than if they stick with Walker/Lilja as 6/7.
Well we agree to disagree. I think Gustafsson has the potential to be a #4 defender.

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