Thread: Speculation: Shake-up?
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02-16-2013, 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Pinkfloyd View Post
And the change in his game took years to accomplish in which he still exhibits many of the bad habits he's been told to break. Yeah, he's gotten better defensively but his tendencies offensively are still pretty much the same as they ever have been...and they all inevitably lead to a pass. People love to bag on Marleau for not driving the net but they've essentially given up on Thornton doing that.
What does Marleau have to do with anything?

Bottom line is Thornton HAS modified his game over time, which suggests he would be willing to accept a different role. (If we are assuming our in game examples have anything to do with player psychology, which is kind of silly in its own right)

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