Thread: OT: Derek Roy
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04-07-2013, 03:44 PM
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RazielMoshman
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Originally Posted by Myllz View Post
Pros:
Good second line center that will quietly put up points. Can be used on the powerplay along the wall, not on the top unit. Good speed and shot. Decent two way player, not a Selke candidate, but not lost in his own zone. Decent on faceoffs. Can be used on the wing.

Cons:
Not the most dedicated player, has a history of being a party-boy and a locker room problem. Not any kind of real leader, won't fit in a role that expects him to carry a lot of weight. Prone to turnovers and trying to do too much.

He'll be good with Vancouver since they have established leadership and better top-end talent. Behind Sedin (and Kesler when he's back), Roy will thrive.
Completely agree with this, though I'm still not sure about the 'locker room cancer' thing. He really will thrive in Vancouver.

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