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01-22-2013, 07:20 AM
Giroux tha Damaja
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Originally Posted by Rocket of Russia View Post
No, he most certainly does not. If he had any type of shot - wrist, snap, slap - he'd be an effective player.
Originally Posted by Rocket of Russia View Post
You shouldn't need a Flyers skill comp to tell you if he has a heavy or effective shot. Can you even remember a time the guy has taken a slap shot? He even admits he never takes them. Having a heavy slap shot and then never taking a slap shot, but labeling the guy as having a heavy shot? It'd be like describing a knuckle ball pitcher who had a fastball clocked at 103, but never throws a fastball, as a flame-thrower.

The only shot JVR takes is a wrist shot, and if it had any sort of heat, accuracy, or release he'd be scoring at a ridiculous pace, because with his skating, size, and reach, he almost routinely gets clear shots from the left wing.
So say what you mean man. He quite clearly has a shot. As you said, its his slow release/hesitation that's an issue. Give him more than two freakin games.

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