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12-11-2011, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by RangerEsq View Post
That was the exact knock on Marc Savard, plus he was absolutely horrible defensively and smaller than St. Croix. On the other hand, his Oshawa coach once remarked that Savard can "score at will" in juniors.

Being a perimeter player, refusing to go into corners, poor defense and even skating to some degree, it can all be improved with effort. Offensive creativity, however, isn't a teachable skill. That's why I'm excited to see the Rangers go after guys like Thomas, Fasth and St. Croix. Will most of them turn into busts? Sure. But having just one of them succeed would be huge for the franchise.
You know what you nailed it for a player comparison although MSC has a better shot than Savard had.

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