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12-14-2012, 04:48 PM
Johnny Hoxville
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Originally Posted by TheGleninator View Post
We have seen him twice this year get thrown out of a game for hits I would say are legal in the NHL but the CHL puts a lot of emphasis on protecting players and I think the international rules puts more emphasis on player safety. I think he has the skill to play for the US team but I think it would be safest for the team to not bring him.
My last argument for Sieloff would be that I think he reads and thinks the game quite well. The OHL is a different game than international hockey and hitting is one of his strengths and he is able to play to that in the league he plays in. I'm sure he could dial that aspect of his game down with not much difficulty, and focus on playing a solid game from the backend and chipping in a little from the point.

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