Thread: Value of: Alexei Emelin to NYR
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01-13-2013, 08:16 PM
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Originally Posted by CHill Seeker View Post
for all the internet basement pro player scouts...it's not about points with Emelin it's about PHYSICALITY which is what the habs are trying to build on D. they are better up front with the likes of moen, prust, white, etc...but Emelin's value is in his ability to play physically and chip in a few points. why would they trade that? he projects as a Kasparitis-type d man - and after the gomez/ macD fiasco, i was presuppose that NY would be the last team getting a dman from us
Very rare for defensemen age 27 to make the jump from bottom pair to top pair. He is what he is imo.

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