St. John's IceCaps 2012-13
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12-01-2012, 11:38 PM
Join Date: Jun 2012
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Garret, i would agree that Burmi was performing at a solid 3rd line center level in the NHL, last year, as a very young player.
But now, based on his current production in the AHL, i would see his performance level dropping... meaning does his current AHL play still equate to solid 3rd line NHL level of play?
I would think Jets management would like to see his play develop into a solid 2nd line NHL level of play, and I say this considering he is being counted on in an offensive role with St. John's. If he was in a 3rd line role with the IceCaps, well this current production may be fine, but he's being asked to play an offensive role - with all the extra icetime and opportunities that comes with that - and he's not producing.
I don't read much into hospital AHL numbers after 20 games. Counting stats aren't great, but he has put 50 shots on net. Sample sizes, puck luck, yada yada. Wait and see.
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