Alex Galchenyuk Thread 11.0 - Great flashes and growing pains edition
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05-08-2013, 02:20 PM
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People need to get real about Galchenyuk. He looked good on some nice offensive plays but to say he should play more and get a bigger role is ridiculous when he is already struggling defensively with easy matchups.
I think the kid will be great but he is only 18 and NEEDS to be used cautiously and insulated. Therien has done a great job of this. Him Eller and (at times) Gallagher have feasted on weaker opposition.
I think if MB is smart he plans on having him play 3rd line minutes, maybe feed him more at times(injuries or when he is hot) on the wing and fill in at center at times. He needs another year of "training wheels".
He's looked very OHL ish this season.
Would have benefited being in sarnia.. especially so I could have watched him.. But.. oh well....
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