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01-29-2013, 12:39 AM
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Fraser is Ryder reincarnate. If he's not a top six guy he's not playing in the NHL.
He has the best shot outside of Jagr in the organization.
Kid knows where to go on the ice to score, makes himself available and when given the opportunity puts the puck in the net. That one skill separates him from a lot of hockey players. He's never going to be Eriksson on the back check but he has improved tremendously in his positioning and defensive awareness.
There's not room for him now but I expect he's the guy who replaces Ryder at the deadline. There will always bee room for a guy with his talent.
Ryder and Benn both beg to differ. Two of those 3 will likely be gone next year, though.
I want him or Smith in the top 6 full time by the end of the year unless the top 6 gets rolling and we're in a playoff spot. Even then, if they're ready, you give it to them.
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