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05-18-2013, 08:15 PM
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Originally Posted by The Perfect Human View Post
Yeah Klefbom took his biggest knock at draft time (questionable hockey sense, especially in the D zone) and turned it into his biggest strength.

He was lauded for having a Phaneuf-like offensive mindset at that draft. The ability to use his big shot and willingness to jump into the play to be a great offensive contributor. But people questioned the timing of some of his jump-ins and his defensive-zone awareness.

In the 1.5 years since the draft he's literally turned his game around and made it his biggest strength. That's remarkable. However I don't think his offensive game has matured/progressed the way most hoped it would.

I'd take a solid 2-way defenseman over a one-dimensional one any day of the week, however.
i remember at the draft, they were talking about how klefbom had all the physical tools, but there was questions surrounding whether he'd actually put it all together or not

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