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12-10-2012, 10:19 AM
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Originally Posted by conway902 View Post
I'm sorry but have you seen this kid play at all??? His work in the corners is one of his biggest strengths. Not to mention that many of the games iv gone to this year he is use as a top line penalty killer (one of the top defensive teams in the league). The coach must be really is worried about him when he is willing to put him out in the last minute of the game defending a lead.

I think some people seem to forget this kid has been in the league for under 1 year.
This is mainly because he and MacKinnon can retain puck control for the majority of the kill often times.

He is by no means a great defensive player imo. I wouldn't call him a spectator but it is a big weakness in his game relative to the rest.

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