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01-18-2013, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by RangersFan View Post
I would describe gabby's shot and release anything but deceptive. he has a great a shot, nothing deceptive about it, unreal release.

it's funny whenever i read scouting reports on upcoming draftees, i always interpret deceptive speed as slow. like pavel brendl's scouting report was always deceptive speed deceptive speed deceptive speed.
Me too. Its like those standard phrases in adds for apartments that always means something else than what it says. Most players that are labelled to have deceptive speed is slow but sometimes manage to step around a D on pure will.

A player like Mats Sundin had deceptive speed in a good sense. Look at like 6.45 mark in this vid:

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