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12-22-2011, 12:49 PM
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Originally Posted by haf View Post
I think Robi's biggest problem is he is slowing down. His wheels used to save him a lot and they don't anymore. The league is faster and he is slower and his gap control is all over the place, particularly on odd man breaks. In the zone he just doesn't have the foot speed to recover like he used to a la daley and his offensive rushes behind the net are past him.

I wish he was a 3-4 instead of a 1-2. I think at 16-18 minutes a game he would be a much more effective player. But i have thought that for years now.
Definitely a big part of it. in the past he had the wheels help cover for his running around and generally stupid play. Now he cant pull it off and he looks like crap.

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