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02-09-2013, 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Tortorella View Post
You're probably right, but he was thrown under the bus as soon as he was called up. Playing him with goons to start his NHL career was a travesty for such an intriguing prospect like Anisimov at the time. If Miller or Kreider started their careers playing with garbage as linemates, people here would demand Torts to be roasted over the coals.
He played some good hockey with the goons though. It was at the end of the season too, so it's not like those were his first shifts.

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