Thread: Proposal: Rangers/Predators
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03-22-2013, 12:52 PM
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He's developing well. His gap control has improved and he's making better reads and decisions with the puck. Should earn a spot on the roster next fall barring any major setbacks. His value is greater than Skjei not only because he's closer to being NHL ready, but because he brings a nasty presence to the blueline we've been missing for a long time. Skjei projects as a two-way second pairing guy. Great skater, with size and a big shot, but needs consistency.
Also the Rangers blue-line is weak on the right side. Girardi is the only right-handed top-4 guy. The Rangers are hoping McIlrath can alleviate that.

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