Thread: Prospect Info: 2012-2013 Blues Prospects
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08-08-2012, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Robb_K View Post
The Blues didn't re-sign him to retain his rights, as they knew he had little to no interest in coming to North America, OR, more importantly, was not willing to make himself strong enough, play defence adequately, and learn to not shy away from contact against bigger and heavier players. He wasn't likely to ever make The NHL under those conditions.
True. He never adapted to the North American game, but he's a rising star in the SEL. I can't say that I disagree with his decision to stay in his home country, especially since he plays right wing. I'm not sure that he'd make the top six of the current roster.

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