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01-28-2013, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by sm0ka47 View Post
I never understood the Wellwood fascination other then that he is very fast. He has no scoring ability at the NHL level and he lacks strength to be an effective grinder on a night to night basis. Like GFH said he's a fringe NHLer.
He has what I refer to as "Tomas Hyka Syndrome." His initial brief stint with the Flyers in 2010 he looked pretty good (playing on a line with Mike Richards IIRC), putting up one point in three games and playing a solid two-way game. Ever since then he has been one of those players that has an inflated reputation. Nothing against the guy, as many have pointed out he is a solid 4th liner. But if he never plays another game in Orange and Black, he will be replaced by another dime-a-dozen fourth liner.

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