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02-26-2013, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by TwoPadStack View Post
It seems like the organization and fans, unfortunately, feel the same way. Outsiders watch O'Reilly and fall in love with him, yet those closest to the situation continue to think he's a fluke. That's fine, he has been called a fluke and an overachiever at every level he's played. "Too weak." "Skating isn't good enough." "No shot." All he does is exceed expectations.

I am sure many teams will love having the 50 point, perennial Selke candidate guy down the middle for them. You win Stanley Cups with players like Ryan O'Reilly.
I think it's safe to say that there are plenty of fans here who believe that 50 points, if given the ice time of a Top-2 Center, will be his minimum.

Hell, I believe that he's only truly scratched the surface of what he can accomplish offensively, and his defensive game has only gotten better as well.

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