Oilers lose 3-2 in the SO - We Needed a Bigger Boat
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02-01-2013, 01:03 AM
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I think you're a little off the mark here. Having Nuge concentrate on the defensive side of his game and grooming him to be a great defensive forward is a good thing.
Because his puck handling skills and offensive creativity are already there. Even when he isn't trying to create offense he's an offensive threat. If he can say healthy he'll be like that well into his 30s.
whenever you get an offensive player to develop the defensive side of his game you have to expec that initially his offensive game will suffer. Will be a better player for it imo. I personally hate that we shelter the Sedins, AV has messed up what was first tried with them which was make them defensively adequate.
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