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Winnipeg Jets Prospect Thread 2012-13 (Part IV)
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05-28-2013, 11:39 PM
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Well I'm not buying what your selling re: Postma.
Until he improves his gap control and can contain forwards in the d zone, he's an offensive specialist that may be a good 2nd unit pp player. But I can't see him playing significant minutes and in all situations until he can show he can play solid defense. How long do you shelter him?
I think you are asking too much from Postma considering his mold and level of NHL experience. Not all defensemen come in a la Karlsson and have it figured out immediately. Some D men don't 'get it' til they are in their late twenties.
I think all you can do is continue to look for improvement. As long as he is heading in the right direction then you have to be happy with his development.
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