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01-15-2013, 08:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Gryph View Post
Anyway, my question has to do with Wellwood's style of play. There is no doubt his statistics have been much improved since he was run out of Toronto but does he still play that one dimensional offensive passing game or has he improved on his defense and shooting abilities? When he played in Toronto he used a ridiculously short stick that helped him to back nifty dekes and passes, but also resulted in horrific shooting abilities.
His offensive game hasn't changed too much IMO (that's not a bad thing. It has always been at an elite level). His decision making has improved slightly as he does not hold on to the puck as often and usually makes the right play.

His defensive game is a lot better, but he still hesitates to back check sometimes which may have had something to do with his conditioning. His positioning on both sides of the ice have improved greatly.

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