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12-17-2011, 05:43 PM
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Begs the question: How high on him is SFY if Bruno gets to play instead? Is the gap between Bruno and "not...quite...yet" really that far?
I think there's a good distance between Oberg and Gervais based on NHL experience, knowledge of the system, chemistry with teammates/ the stuff that separates a rookie from a vet etc. In terms of skill, I don't know. SFY obviously likes his game to trade for him.
Even if they don't plan on him playing this season I do think it's a good idea that they keep prepping him up here. We aren't really expecting Ohlund back so just in case a situation happens we might need him down the stretch, or sooner. The system takes a long time (look at Gilroy) to learn so it's good they are starting now. He should be comfortable and set when the times comes if we need him.
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