Thread: Prospect Info: Mikael Granlund V
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02-18-2013, 02:03 PM
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Originally Posted by gustaf View Post
From my point of view, Granlund has already spent too much time outside the NHL. I agree he should have been introduced slowly, preferably last season, but everyone forgot he was not and so instead they threw him right in this season with 2nd line C responsability and great expectations. I think that what he needs is a bit of patience and confidence from Yeo to build some self-confidence and he'll settle in fine.

There are just so many examples of great players who didn't produce at all for a lot of games in their rookie season.
Exactly. If you move him to the AHL, he will dominate and may re-learn bad habits that work against lesser competition. The NHL is really the only place he will learn.

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