Thread: Colten Teubert
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05-03-2013, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by thinlizzy View Post
I don't know why the Oilers basically went off the grid when drafting Plante. They stated his foot speed was an issue. If any of the D in the farm was showing promise this season I would have expected them to get a sniff rather then the organization going and trading for a D man like they did.
There were rumors that a lot of teams were talking Plante up a lot in the days leading up to the draft. Foot speed is an issue that is often fixable, but I`m not sure why it did not with Plante. I don't think Plante is as "off the grid" as a lot of others seem to think.

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