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12-03-2012, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by OgieO View Post
Knocking his hockey sense is silly and premature, imo. He's still adjusting to the small ice - that would make his hockey sense look off. He also played wing at the last WJHC after being a natural C. Heck, he looks much better in Bingo playing C compared to wing.

Look what's starting to happen with Silfverberg as he gets comfortable playing on small ice. Give Zibanejad time to settle in - this is a development year. We can start putting production expectations on him next year.
He's never really played with high end hockey sense wherever he's played. Like I said, this isn't a dealbreaker in terms of being a scoring forward, although some act like it is.

Milan Michalek isn't exactly the craftiest mind with the puck either. And skill and size-wise these two players are pretty similar.

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