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01-14-2013, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
I'm firmly of the belief that Kreider will be a more potent offensive weapon when paired with a guy who can feed him the puck. However, I'm not in the group of people who feel like he should be handed a top-six role based on his playoff performance. He needs to learn to play both sides of the puck if he's going to be an effective player on this team. Torts wants guys to earn his ice-time. Not sure why so many fans don't feel the same way.
Agreed. I don't think its an issue of "he needs talent to be good" as much as its "he needs a playmaker to score goals," which is way less problematic. Plenty of great shooters and useful players fall into that category.

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