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04-02-2013, 08:27 PM
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He's sorta like Seto offensively but craftier like Pavs with higher hockey IQ. He's a very fast and smooth skater with great hands, he can dangle very well. His shot is a little like Seto's, lots of pretty one timers and sniping wristers, but don't like the Seto comparison in that Nieto is a much more well rounded player, he's amazing defensively and can throw big hits. Marleau isn't a good comparison because Nieto is grittier but they have similar speed and skating.
Ya - that's pretty much what I said...though I don't agree with your description of his defensive play, yet.
Anyhow, his pro debut was very good even though the WorSharks lost (again). His speed caused lots of problems for BST and they used him in all situations.
On a side note, Hamilton continues to get better and better every game. Tarasov is impressive too. And Strome (BST) is really fun to watch!
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