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01-17-2013, 12:05 PM
Tretyak 20
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Originally Posted by DEVILS ALL THE WAY View Post
I just don't see Merrill as being all that important. It might just be me, IDK, but I see Paul Martin 2.0 when I look at him play.
In all fairness I think Merrill has higher potential than Martin 2.0. It's the subtle parts to his game that I think make him better. He's positionally better as a defender, is more capable of using his size to bump opponents off of plays (he'll never be a a big hitter, though), and his outlet passing ability is fantastic.

I think Martin 2.0 would be the low end of Merrill's potential.

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