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05-28-2013, 10:25 PM
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Originally Posted by supahdupah View Post
Postma was figuring it all out late in the year. Early he was a MA Bergeron in his own end, then he saw the press box. When back he focused on D and was much improved. The last bit he was back skating with the puck again. I think he might turn out to be pretty darn good.
I disagree. The only thing he 'figured out' was jumping into the rush a bit more, and scored a few more goals and points, later in the year.

Defensively his game didn't change much.

But if that's the player he is, that's fine. Is he an NHL player? Absolutely. I just don't see him gaining more ice and playing significant mins on PK, etc. Will or can he play top 4 mins. Not until he's more competent in his zone, and reduce the giveaways, etc. he would have a very difficult time playing playoff hockey, IMO. Redmond would be better suited to playoff hockey, which makes him higher on my depth chart than Postma.

But that's the sign of a young dman.

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