Thread: Speculation: Yannick Weber to Detroit?
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07-07-2012, 09:22 PM
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Originally Posted by last_sd View Post
He isn't really hated.
We just have too many Emmerton type of players.
- not big
- not physical
- not very fast

I think he would be good defensibly responsible bottom 6 winger (I think he will be better winger than center) in other teams.
Originally Posted by RedWings19405 View Post
Every team has got them you have a big hockey market and understand. Emmerton isn't the right guy for the job they have been trying to make him play. He really is better at the wing than center. I actually thought he was one of our bigger surprises in our dismal playoff appearance. The hate has just kind of rolled down hill on him with the Detroit fan-base.

The fact at the mid-point in the season he was the second worst regular center at draws only ahead of 18 year old rookie RNH certainly didn't help him with a lot of people.

In other words, the Niklas Sundstrom syndrome.

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