Thread: Value of: Mattias Tedenby
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01-27-2013, 10:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Zippy316 View Post
The one thing he just never got was the strength and his hockey IQ. If he developed just one or the other, he would be a very good player. Lacking both with his size and not producing is a recipe for disaster.
Yep. He never really developed his game since he was drafted. The things missing were the core strength and the IQ. If he had the core strength, he could've at least been a decent 2nd liner. Once it appeared that he did not address the strength aspect the season after he was drafted, I think it became a situation where you begin to worry.

There's still time for him to develop into something, but as some others say -- I think it may have to come on another team. Although the return for him will be minimal at best. He's worth a late round pick or as a throw in on a bigger trade (where you get another guy who needs a change of scenery back in return).

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