Thread: Prospect Info: Mikael Granlund IV
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01-23-2013, 07:11 AM
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Originally Posted by behemolari View Post
Granlund "problem" now is he tries to do everything on the ice. We who have seen him playing his own game, we surely know he is not even close on his best yet. Hope he can deliver that soon, and that happens when the coach will give him free hands.. and maybe right kind of roles would help too. He needs a lot of space, and someone who is working his ass of to make it for him. Their line is too passive now, especially in the offensive zone.
Granlund does not need a lot of space. It's the opposite actually. He's one those players who thrive on drawing defending players onto him by holding on to the puck sometimes even too long. Then dishing out a nice pass to team mate with some extra time and space on his hands.

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