Thread: Prospect Info: Johan Larsson
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04-04-2013, 09:10 AM
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Originally Posted by stokes84 View Post
It's not that hard of a leap to make. Our top center is struggling defensively against top guys because of his skating. He was heralded in juniors and minors for being a good two-way player. It hasn't translated, IMO because of his skating. Johan Larsson has many of the same qualities and was heralded in lesser leagues as a good two-way player. He also struggles with skating. Will his two-way game translate? I don't know. It's a legitimate concern.
Uh, lesser leagues? Actually he has shown defensive chops in both the SEL (men's league) and AHL now. Different situation than Hodgson.

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