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01-24-2013, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Tiranis View Post
I don't know that he needs to get there that quickly. Martin St. Louis had 2 points in his first 13 games at age 23 and then 18 in 56 a year later. If he's able to hold his own even if the offense is marginal to start, he'll get more looks from AV. To me it's pretty clear that AV likes Schroeder.


Quickness is relative. A lot of that comes from what is below him on the depth chart, or how the position changes via trade/FA. Rather, I'm saying for him to "secure" his NHL spot he will have to produce. St.Louis didn't secure anything with that production either.


As a shorter player, what he gives up in size will have to be made up through other tangible means. I think he'll get there, eventually.

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