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03-30-2013, 08:27 PM
Eddie Shack
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Originally Posted by Sojourn View Post
That's called hyperbole. It was an exaggeration meant to show that Vatanen doesn't belong right now, because he can't be relied on defensively. You're taking him too literally.

Vatanen improving his defense is assumed. He's a talented prospect, and his coach has already said he's improving. Whether or not he improves enough to be a valid NHL player is another matter. Who knows? I think he will.
Thank you Sojourn for restating what I thought was the obvious. I was responding to the comment that we could use him on the PP now. I used hyperbole to state he clearly is not ready now to be trusted, now.

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