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01-27-2013, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by alphafox View Post
The coaches really need to up his ice time, RyJo is playing well in all three zones and has been our most effective player on the dot. He needs needs to be rewarded for being the best player on the ice, to have guys like Brassard and Umberger getting more ice time than he does is not sending the right message to him or the other players on the team on top of giving us less of a chance to win hockey games.
I think that's what is called development. Forcing guys like Jake and Brass to top minutes right out of the chute hasn't panned out too well for us in the past, has it?

Let Joey have success and keep growing before we move him. I'd like to see him gain confidence with a string of good/great games before we feed him to the wolves. It's not like CBJ are cup contenders this year. Let's actually develop Joey, eh?

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