Thread: Recalled/Assigned: Rangers recall Stu Bickel
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12-19-2011, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Dubkov21 View Post
I takes more than one good camp to earn a shot. If he can't consistently compete at the AHL level, I don't see him ever becoming an NHL player.

He's still pretty young, so I guess he could get there at some point, but he's not doing anything for the Whale to earn himself a callup right now. Bickel has and so has Erixon.
I've watched 5-7 Whale games this season. From what I saw, I thought Valentenko was much, much better than Bickel. Maybe the rest of the season has gone much differently?

But then again, I thought in the preseason, Bickel was awful, also. Talk about slow...

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