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10-11-2006, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Evil Ted View Post
Well I think that for Lats developements sake hes going to need more then 10 min of icetime a game, and he is not getting that in Montreal, and I cant see him getting promoted anytime either, our lineup is set pretty much minus injuries, it would be a good idea to send him back where he can get some quality icetime.

All you guys who dont think he wont get sent down could be in for a surprise.
I don't think he can get quality icetime in junior. Playing against kids isn't going to do him any good at this point. He needs to adjust to a speedier game, and he needs to work on his defensive awareness, both of which he can do on the Habs 4th line.

And he's definitely not ready to get more than 10min a game. But give him half a season on the 4th, and he might be. Ryder and Higgins both started out playing sparingly on the 4th line, and they turned out fine.

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