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02-24-2013, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by KINGS17 View Post
I don't think Sutter is expecting King to be a big hitter or point producer. He moves his feet better than Penner does, or Penner would be in the lineup more than King.

Gagne? Man, I wish this guy could find his groove, but if he isn't putting up points his value drops quite a bit. King's job is to create space for his linemates and be a presence on the forecheck. This is what I believe Sutter means by "working hard" when it comes to King. Lately, King has been doing the little things that Sutter believes make a difference.
I don't see any presence from him on the forecheck. He's too far behind the play to be effective.

Gagne hasn't been good, but he's still been more productive than King.

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