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12-03-2012, 05:29 PM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Kessel Apocalypse
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Really? What makes him poor defensively and a physical non-factor? What does he do on the ice that makes some TO fans think this?
He can't do much of anything without the puck, and he's pitifully weak along the boards. The centre of the ice is very vulnerable when he's out there, although this is exacerbated by the fact that he's been playing against the same guys Kessel plays against and is badly overmatched doing so. Against lesser opposition he might be ok.
Getting 3rd line minutes with responsible/physical linemates he could be a decent asset for you guys. He can skate, win draws, and has some offensive skill.
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