Thread: Prospect Info: Mikael Granlund V
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02-27-2013, 04:01 PM
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Originally Posted by MuckOG View Post
Yeah...this whole idea that Granlund needs to bulk up and get stronger is ridiculous...Look at guys like Patrick Kane. He's all of what? 5'10" 180?

It's all about knowing where to be on the ice and when to be there, that way you don't NEED to fight through checks or battle on the boards.
If you are the one holding the puck you can only do so much positionally. Most of the time you can only outskate or outmuscle your opponent. Kane is ridiculous with his skates and can get away from people, Granlund cannot. He definately needs to bulk up because he is not fast enough to do what Kane does.

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