Thread: Post-Game Talk: Rangers vs. Pens | 1/20/13
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01-20-2013, 11:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Blueshirt Believer View Post
Sorry, I just don't see it. A playmaker? Hagelin doesn't have great hands, passing skill, or vision. He has great speed and relentlessness. But beyond that I don't see anything as of yet. Maybe it can emerge down the road.

But he hasn't shown it yet.
I think he showed it last year with Gaborik and Richards. He made plenty of nice passes. With him, though, it's more about getting the puck on the stick of his linemates quickly, and he does that while opening up space. His game leads to playmaking opportunities.

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