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11-19-2012, 08:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
Yeah I was very impressed with his ability to rush the puck. There was one play where he carried the puck end to end, dropped it back to a trailing forward who missed his shot wide, and Skjei circled behind the net and actually caught the play going the other way to disrupt a 2 on 1. Pretty damn impressive.
Yep, his skating and his "rover" style reminds me of when McDonagh rushes the puck and then catches the play coming coming on the back-check before it gets to the red-line. His skating is world-class.

McDonagh, Hagelin, Fast, Skjei, Nieves, Kreider, Nash, Gaborik, Staal, Callahan. I think it is obvious what direction they want to go in as an organization.

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