Thread: Player Discussion: Chris Kreider
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05-15-2013, 03:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Zil View Post
On what basis is Kreider not NHL caliber right now? Making the occasional defensive mistake doesn't automatically render a player not NHL caliber. All that means is that you need to know when and when not to use him. Giving him the occasional even strength shift plus some powerplay time could help us out immensely.
On what basis is he? He doesn't provide offensive creativity, is terrible defensively and hasn't used his speed at all this season. You can have a 6'5" Apolo Ohno on skates, but he'll be useless he does something with the puck. Kreider does nothing to warrant PP time or more minutes.

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