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01-22-2013, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Simerc View Post
Here are my thoughts on his first game (somewhat late I admit):

You know how they always say that when you make the jump to the NHL, the play is so much faster and you have less time to react and make your play?

In the first game, I thought Alex looked like someone who was expecting a higher rate of play (and was somewhat nervous about it), and as such, was trying to make passes as soon as he got the puck. Obviously he's going to have to adapt to NHL speed, but unlike most rookies, by actually taking the time to do what he does right.

Anyone else sees something like that?
I think you might be on to something.

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