Thread: Speculation: Summer Moves V: Ott 5 Hanzal
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06-27-2012, 03:41 PM
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Originally Posted by GrigsAndGirgs View Post
The difference with Semin is he could be a defensive beast at times, and others he just looks like he's going through the motions. He's inconsistent, and it's not a matter of talent--the talent is there.
A lot of players are inconsistent. He's not a superstar, but some people believed he was after his two big seasons. Frankly, I believed many of the same things about Semin until I watched him on a regular basis living here in a Caps home market. The guy works. I think he struggles with confidence from time to time and becomes overly reliant on his shot tool, which is excellent but shooting% comes and goes. I think the concern that he'd be a negative influence on other players is unfounded.

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