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05-07-2013, 07:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Rhett4 View Post
What's your take on Ristolainen? I find it hard to be excited about a guy described as a great all-around defenseman given that Psysk and McCabe fill that mode (though possibly without the upside). If and when we go D this draft, I'm sort of hoping for an extreme: either an offensive puck-mover or a big, mean, nasty stay-at-home defender.
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Originally Posted by Sabreality View Post
That was the very writeup I was going to send him to. Another would be this one: http://lastwordonsports.com/2013/04/...ect-profile-9/

He's got all the tools and can lay a big hit. With his mobility, he can close with guys and catch them or use his stick and feet to make a quick play in transition. A big rightie, and they're already talking about making sure they have balanced pairs going forward... what's not to like?

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