Is it time to move Mike Green? (aka the equally confused thread) x2
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03-01-2013, 07:13 PM
Join Date: Sep 2004
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Exactly what large holes does he have in his game? His defense has been solid, he is our decompression valve in terms of getting the puck out of our end and up ice. Because he isn't CHris Pronger or Erik Karlsson we seem to feel that he would be a case of addition by subtraction? How did that work out with Semin?
Green is supposed to be our #1 Dman. A TOI leader, the guy who conducts the PP, and creates O with his awesome transition game.
For whatever reason (injuries, mostly IMO) his O skills have diminished. Now he plays like a flashy #4 Dman on a good team. And his defense is always pretty shaky at best.
Another hole is that he is injury-prone.
Green is a classic problem. They expect him to be a top guy and he can't play at that level.
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