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04-24-2013, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by CanadianFlyersFan18 View Post
The thing is Couts' has a great Offensive upside. He was very successful in Jr. because he didn't get knocked off the puck nearly as much as he does in the NHL. He's at his best when he's strong on the puck, using his massive size to protect the puck and using his elite vision to find open teammates. For that to translate to the NHL he's going to have to work on his skating, leg strength and overall strength. He has the size, and he's still young. I don't doubt that one day he will be a legitimate offensive force for the Flyers every time he steps on the ice. Year Three is going to be a big one, and I'm actually rather excited to see what happens in terms of his development.
This summer he needs to watch hours of Jagr using his ass to shield the puck

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