View Single Post
Old
12-04-2012, 10:11 PM
  #558
thefeebster
Registered User
 
thefeebster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posts: 5,657
vCash: 500
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hodgy View Post
Like I said, the fact of the matter is that you are generally comparing Corrado's skating to junior players. Therein lies your problem.
Not true. A few of us have seen him in the AHL and all of us should have seen him last preseason when he played versus the Flames and a relatively complete Edmonton lineup. I also went to a training camp session which included all of our NHL defensemen as well as Corrado. IMO, his skating stood out in those skating drills, i posted about it back then as well.

I would feel comfortable in saying Corrado is a better skater than Ballard, but that's not saying Ballard is chopped liver or that his skating is poor. Don't think anyone said he is an outright poor skater. But as i said, i think Corrado's pivots and transitions are flawless, can turn on a dime at high speed.

-----

McEneny picks up a PP assist. Moves him to 36th in OHL defensmen scoring


Last edited by thefeebster: 12-04-2012 at 10:16 PM.
thefeebster is offline