Thread: Leo Komarov?
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01-27-2013, 02:06 PM
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He doesn't have the skill to be solely be a point producer. While he has decent skill, his value goes up if he can accomplish a number of things. Leo Komarov is a guy I want to be like Sean Avery, except bigger and with less public antics. Avery can play the game, like Komarov and agitate with the best. If he turns into that, with more physicality and less publicity, I would be ecstatic.
I'd say he's on the upper side of skill for the Leafs.

It isn't like he's been playing with the best players on the team.

Maybe he'll get his audition with Kessel and Bozak now, since that line needs someone willing to go into the dirty areas.

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