Thread: Leblanc love
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07-31-2012, 05:30 PM
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Originally Posted by overlords View Post
I see him more as a 20+g 20a kinda guy in the chris higgins mold. I think he'll play with more heart than higgins and might even be better on the boards than him, which is a feat in itself. I don't think his offensive creativity is quite up to the level I think it would need to be for him to hit 30 or more assists, but hey, could be wrong.

I do, however, think that he'll be getting those point totals against very good opposition. Leblanc could be a great winger for a guy like Eller. They'd shut down lines all day, err'day and plug in some offense to boot.
I agree with everything in the post, especially the bolded. Loved the Higgins comparison (since I wanted to make the same ). Leblanc and Eller would be great, they have the potential to become an ideal modern shut down line, which can pitch in points, keep possession and keep top lines from scoring.

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