Thread: Prospect Info: Mike Kostka Discussion Thread
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01-20-2013, 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted by crump View Post
Phaneuf skating ability is deceiving. His size and stride are a little unorthodox in small areas (while defending down low for example) he seems awkward, but when he gets going he is a very good skater.
That's the problem. His agility is below average. And his first three strides are awful. He can't turn. Without that agility, its hard to defend down low without taking penalties and its impossible to recover from mistakes.

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