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10-17-2012, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Dogpound View Post
Brett Malone put on waivers.. tough break for the kid. didn't play as a 16 and then hurt most of his 17 year old year. Tough to get better when you don't play. i don't find Flynn give much of an opportunity to his younger guys. Plunks them all on the fourth line and subs them in and out of lineup no matter how good they play. Tremaine had a goal and an assist and then was a healthy scratch the next game. Stephen Johnson scored his first goal of the year and then was a healthy scratch the next game after that. not a confidence builder for a young kid when you score and then are taken out of lineup the next game.

i agree with how they treat players in general. but this kid was way, way over rated from the start. Neil Hodge wrote everywhere/everytime he had a chance that this kid was first round material, if not for the fact that he was leaning towards college. Ask all the Q scouts and not one will tell you Malone was leaning towards college. Agree on your timeline, unfortunately, no room for him to play....they've paid big money/picks/prospects to get all the players they now have. they have to play them.

the wildcats have one shot this year....after this year, they are in for a tough 3-4yrs.

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