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05-18-2013, 11:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Blue Blooded View Post
Lindberg is a lot more physical than Krüger though.

I've not watched him in the NHL, but in Sweden Krüger was a cerebral finesse player. Good defensively due to his IQ, racked up tons of assists, and hardly ever scored a goal. Lindberg is more in the ROR mould IMO if we are comparing playing styles.

I've been impressed by Krüger's transformation to defensive specialist, since I very much doubted that a small Swedish finesse center would stick as a bottom-6:er in the NHL.

But I agree that a Krüger-like impact is a realistic target. But Lindberg is more proven than Krüger was when he came over, so I'd say his ceiling as an NHL player is higher.
Thanks for the info, I'll take your word for it as you constantly watch these players play. To be compared to ROR is certainly encouraging.

Can't wait to see him in Gold Medal game.

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