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03-05-2013, 09:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Stop Winnin View Post
I really hope Hodgson can work on his foot speed. I never played competitive ice hockey, can anyone tell me if it's something he can get better at? I'm not saying he needs to be flying like Grabner out there but just smoother, longer strides seems like it would go a long way for the guy. Is that something that can be fixed? I mean offensively he has been fantastic, and a little better skating would go a long long way. Would help him defensively as well.
If you ask a few Canucks fans that have watched him this year too, he has gotten faster. He works on things every off season at the Gary Roberts training facility. I have noticed a difference from last season to this one. At some point obviously he won't get any faster. But I think he has a little more to develop there. I hope.

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