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02-09-2012, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by snoop244 View Post
Okay, I'll have a closer look, but my observation until now is that his passes have zero authority. Maybe it is the fact that he wasn't seeing the plays well, but I still think his passing mechanics are all wrong and, outside of last night, hasn't made many good passes. I put his passing in the Afineganov and MAGs category. They short-stick the puck and end up sending knuckle-balls across the ice or, at the very least, passes that throw off the player's timing at the other end. I'm not a fan.
We are in the minority but I'm with you. His play overall, while significantly improved, has wreaked of nonchalance. With his passes, I think that is intentional. He likes the saucers, floaters, bouncers, etc., and doesn't often pass with authority. I cannot sit here and say he has the mechanics of a good passerr Not with What i have seen so far.

I'd have less of a problem of his game didn't suck all year.

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