Thread: Confirmed with Link: Wings sign Damien Brunner (1 year for $925K)
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07-16-2012, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Henkka View Post
Ville Leino was like Hudler, slow skater with a mind of playmaker. Brunner is fast skating sniper. Lots of better odds to fit in.
Better odds if you discount the fact that Hudler and Leino have both played NA hockey and have, to varying degrees, succeeded at it. Brunner has not played NA, and therefor not succeeded. He's a question mark at this point. Going from the Swiss league to the NHL is a HUGE transition.

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