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12-22-2011, 08:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Rabid Ranger View Post
I've followed JJ since he was with the USNTDP, and the same traits that made him a great junior/college player bite him on the *** at the NHL level. He's a great physical talent, dare I say *good* hockey player, but a mediocre d-man. He'll end up having a Ed Jovonovski like career-which isn't a bad thing, but leaves you wanting more. I just don't think he's wired to play any other way, and no amount of coaching will change that. Maximize the potential, minimize the risk. The Kings just aren't constructed the right way to oblige right now.
Yep. Been saying he's a less physical Brad Stuart/jovocop for sometime now.

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