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01-22-2012, 03:10 AM
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Originally Posted by ToddGillForever View Post
So why have the Leafs not given him a shot? Some off-ice stuff? It's odd that Holzer hasn't gotten a test run with the big club, especially with the Komi injury, Schenn's struggles, and Aulie being as effective out there as a three-legged chair.
Depth on the big club, plus before this year he wasn't ready. He'll be 24 in February so at some point you have to see what you have in a guy. He is what he is and to me he's as good as Schenn. I've been knocked for making that comment but I truly believe that and I won't back down from it. Schenn gets a lot of attention and love because of the huge hits he lays on guys, but when he does make a hit like that most of the time he takes himself totally out of the play. I remember Schenn added 20 pounds or something a summer ago or two summers ago and I really believe that has affected him. He looks slow and out of position a lot this year.

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