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04-09-2013, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by DontPass2Clarkson View Post
That's a pretty big exaggeration. First - see my user name lol. At the peak of his ridiculous goal scoring pace early this season, some were saying he's a legitimate top 6 player. But there was also a conversation around this -

"If I had to explain to someone why David Clarkson is a good hockey player, I don't think I'd be able to do it."

All people could really come up with was - gritty style, good along the boards, and good at deflections. That's seriously ALL he is good at. Every other skill is poor-to-mediocre.
I think that was my quote, actually. Haha.

This is true though. His skillset is not very tangible. He just has a knack for creating space and being in the right place at the right time.

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