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10-29-2012, 05:33 PM
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Originally Posted by SmellOfVictory View Post
It's a bit of a cliche, but it's a playstyle thing as well. Some career AHLers may have more overall talent (offensive talent, specifically) than guys on the lower rungs of NHL teams, but they're missing one thing (defensive acumen, speed, etc) that those 4th liners do have, which makes them ineffective in the bigs.
I agree, that's why I brought up Maroon. What I see is a great toolkit for the AHL, but the effectiveness at the next level of those tools leads me to expect a drastic hit to his production.

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