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09-27-2012, 01:39 PM
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ORYX
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Originally Posted by JSavoire View Post
That's a self-fulfilling prophecy since when you never really get a chance to develop you then can't tell if you had more room for development than someone else. Kids mature at different ages and never allowing a player to get out of the gate is a sentence to failure. Not saying it wasn't possible for him to never develop enough to be a regular but that recipe was only going to see one result and it's unfortunate for him right now. That's a big blow in the kid's universe right now.
I agree it must certainly be disappointing without a doubt. But I dont believe Spott would not play him to sabotage him. He evidently had his reasons, whether that was a heightened expectation of what he was to become which never amounted to that, or whatever it may be.

The good news is he'll see some ice time.

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