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12-18-2012, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Helpoing View Post
I don't believe that 2 weeks in the AHL are better for a player's development than the same amount of time at the WJC. We are talking about 2 weeks, not 2 months. This is Zemgus' last chance to go to this tourney (95% that next year he will stay with the adults) and Sabres management denies him that possibility.
I think much of the decision not to release him is simply that Rochester needs bodies. There've been quite a few injuries to their forwards so far this season. It's probably more about that than deciding they don't think the WJC's won't be good for his development.

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