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11-13-2012, 09:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Tim Wallach View Post
Expectedly, he had a bit of a tentative start. I'd say his first 10 games were only decent. Some good moments, but he avoided physicality for the most part and had some positioning errors.

But lately, he has found that extra gear that comes with finding his confidence. He's starting to use that frame to hit a bit and he's starting to command his own zone. I'd say he's well on his way to being a top-2 defender for us and perhaps a #1 next year. Solid player all around. One of a very few who is average or above in just about every aspect of the game.
Its good to hear that he is hitting his stride after a tentative start. Hopefully his play can continue to get better for you guys & your team has a long season! I was happy to see that Gillis was able to go out & get a young dman who by the sounds of it has some promise.

It may be a little early but what would you guys say he projects as? Any comparisons?

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