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06-14-2012, 01:21 PM
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: London, UK & Chi, US
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Ahhh, the Urbom hype train was awesome. He was our big,
#1 PMD with a rocket from the point.
Then he stepped on the ice.
Not quite sure i'd ever use that word to describe Urbom; although it's probably a bit premature to write him off entirely. He seemed reasonably decent offensively in his short stints with us, but coned defensively on multiple occasions by faster/skilled forwards.
Still, he might eventually find himself a role in the NHL, though i do remember some of the more optimistic expectations for him
I think at this point i'd settle for him being a solid bottom pairing guy, although with our logjam on defence and Merrill, Larsson, Gelinas and others passing him on our prospect depth chart at the same position; it's increasing unlikely he'll ever get a real shot with us.
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