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03-29-2013, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris Shafer View Post
Pretty much every defensemen we've called up has also struggled in the AHL in recent years before playing well enough (in our eyes anyway) to make a positive impact on the Flyers.
I agree with pretty much everything you're saying but Gus was an AHL All-Star and put up numbers that would get him the call in most organizations. I'm a firm believer that he just needs steady minutes and a competent d partner to be a decent bottom pairing guy and as a free agent signing out of college that's not bad.

In coming into this season he had 73 pts in 105 AHL games

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