Thread: Post-Game Talk: #79 Bruins @ Rangers
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04-01-2012, 09:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Blueshirt Believer View Post
He doesn't have the physical element that is needed for that first line. I also think putting him on that line might lead to him forcing WAY too many plays. It was a reason why he was moved away from Gabs.
I get ytour point but the guy has skill and great hockey sense; the problem is there is nothing really remarkable about his game per say. We may have to temper our expectations of where we think he'll end up as a player, production wise. Personally, I'd be happy if he eventually grows into a solid 60-65 point 2nd line center.
To accomplish that, he needs to get physically stronger, improve his skating and learn how to win 50% of his faceoffs!

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