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02-08-2013, 02:42 PM
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A big part of the production surge, he said, is a move about a month ago from right wing to center.

“I think I’m more of a natural center,” Nieves said. “I played center my whole life before coming here, so I feel pretty comfortable playing center.”

Michigan coach Red Berenson said he knew coming into the season the Nieves was a natural center, but opted to start him out on the wing, given the large defensive role given to Wolverines centers.

“I had him play right wing, and he was fine there, but I think it really jumpstarted him when we put him at center,” Berenson said. “He felt more comfortable there, and he just took took off.”

6-3 200 pounds. He turned 19 three weeks ago. Leave him in the middle. Its hard to find players with that size and skating ability.

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