Thread: Prospect Info: Leafs Morgan Rielly discussion.
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11-18-2012, 01:49 PM
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Originally Posted by chrisx101 View Post
If you watch Moose Jaw games, the puck is never in the defensive end when Riellys on the ice. Junior can not refine his defensive game because he is so much better than his opposition that hes never really challenged defensively. The best defensive attribute however, is his ability to strip players of the puck, its incredible how easy he makes it seem.
You see that's what I'm afraid of. I know everyone wants Riellyto remain in junior, but if he does, he will be counted on to lead the rush on most nights and he'll continue playing against weaker competition. Then those bad habits that you could get away with in junior against weaker players might creep into his game when he reaches the next level. I really feel that's what happened to Kadri and that's the real problem in Kadri's game.

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