Thread: Confirmed with Link: Nick Palmieri + Darroll Powe for Mike Rupp
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02-11-2013, 06:07 PM
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Originally Posted by TaLoN View Post
Rupp isn't nearly as slow a skater as Ranger fans led us to believe. He's got a decent top gear once he's going, just not great acceleration. Since he skates primarily north and south, his top gear gets quite a bit of use.

He's definitely been an injection of something this team was needing. His board play is excellent, which I think his showing others what it takes has started to spread some of that up the lineup.
Yeah I was expecting slow as molasses. He wasn't even close to as bad as we were told.

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