Goaltending discussion thread (edit: Markstrom called up)
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02-18-2013, 08:29 PM
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Location: San Antonio
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Is Robak so bad on Defense?
He's not NHL ready defensively. It's his weakness.
He's a good skater, makes a great first pass, and is a good PP defenseman.
However, he is positionally unsound and a poor decision maker at times. He is often caught up the ice and has to use his go-go-gadget stick to prevent breakaways. Something that will be much harder once he's playing against NHL speed.
He's a good overall player but he is not the player I would want called up if my NHL team was needing a defensive boost.
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