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07-01-2012, 10:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Whitesnake View Post
Yes. Though thing is while you are still considered a strong skater, and do go from A to B in a really good speed, I can tell you that this can be fixed. Ryan McDonagh was already known as a good skater in his draft year but I can tell you that the had A LOT to work on his technique. Geez, he was turning on one side better than an other. And guess what....he did. But I still notice that there are still some things to work on. Gally will do as well.
I have heard that the event he finished tops at the combine is the event that best predicts skating potential. And I do agree, some good coaching with technique and he can be a stud. No doubt he's fast once he gets going, he just needs to learn how to get going quicker...

Pacioretty has developed quite well int hat regard as well. (another guy who showed off the skating "potential" at the combine)...

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