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02-24-2013, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by TheJuxtaposer View Post
Kid's got monster upside, but he's also got severe effort issues. He's also not super physical for being 6'4''.

However, if those effort issues make him slide like they did Brandon Saad, then we ought to pick him up.
I don't want anyone with effort issues. The Sharks haven't turned one around yet. The org is not suited to instilling motivation. Part of it is that they rush prospects, giving them their payday too soon.

Effort issue draftees:

It is very typical for big players to have effort issues because they can dominate with size alone when playing in junior or equivalent. It only becomes a problem when they face stiffer competition and by then it is too late to develop the work habits.

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