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04-15-2013, 05:56 AM
angry pirate
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Originally Posted by DamonDRW View Post
choose him then in your opinion.

PS Players earn their ice time. Mackinon showed nothing in his limited minutes and got exactly what he deserved. There are few players who earned their roles during that wjhc. B. Gaudreau and V. Nichushkin for example.
I can't formulate a valid opinion because I've only viewed Jones once or twice. My post was only to inform you that judging MacKinnon as a 17 year old, 13th forward, at the world juniors is hardly a fair representation of MacKinnon.

The kid plays big, drives to the net, isn't afraid of the corners/boards, and can throw a big hit when he needs to. Saying he plays small is uninformed and just plain wrong.

Even in the WJC semi final, the only time Canada really looked good was in the 3rd period when they put MacKinnon between Huberdeau and Drouin.

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