Thread: Derek Stepan
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01-31-2013, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by Sticky Fingers View Post
This is what happen since the "Fire Sather"-thread died....

And for Stepan, He needs to be stronger with the puck, he sure got the skills, but in order to take the next step and face the toughest d-men in the league, he must improve.
The thing that cencerns me (and others obviously) about stepan is "How much can he improve".

I like Stepan alot, but with his skill set I don't see him growing into much more than he is now. I saw the upside in DelZotto, I see in Kreider, but Stepan??
He's not a practicualrly fast or great skater, not overly physical.
He is a very heady player with a nice wrist shot and is a good passer. I don't see him growing into much more than a solid 45-50 point guy.

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