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04-16-2013, 02:33 PM
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Originally Posted by tade View Post
Luke is freaking good for us just like JVR in Toronto. This trade benefits to both teams as it was supposed to be. Luke and JVR will be important keys for both teams in many years to come. I'm really impressed with Luke this season. He started a bit slow but he turned things around a lot. He's definitely a 2nd best d-man for us this season. That 33 minutes game yesterday, wow. At the age of 23 he's still developing and I'm looking forward for the future with him on our blue-line.

People really should stop talking about who lost this trade because there is no losing team at this point.
I'm hoping that forcing him to take these huge minutes and increased responsibilities while simultaneously having little to no expectations will do wonders for his development. Hopefully Schenn carries this experience forward when we actually have other NHL d-men, although at this point I think he's solidified himself as a top pairing option even if he's not a legit #1 or #2.

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