Thread: Speculation: The 2013-14 Red Wings
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09-05-2012, 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Winger98 View Post
I remember that report, too, and Brunner getting some (deserved, imo) flak for it. I think it was just a misunderstanding, though, since he's going back to Zug for three weeks to train before heading back over here for GR.

I don't think you're overreacting. Such a commitment to making the NHL is big. We've seen other prospects flame out after refusing to make a similar commitment, we've been down that road before. This is a good sign. Even if the guy doesn't ultimately work out, this has to give him the best shot at making it happen.
The way I read it, he'll play in GR if there is a lockout. That's not necessarily the same as going to GR to learn the North American game.

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