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06-21-2013, 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Kershaw View Post
Hodgson was one of the best CHL players defensively. He won the awards for best faceoff guy, best PK guy and hardest worker award at that level. I doubt Lindberg becomes as good as Hodgson, that's just teetering too much with high expectations imo. Marcus Kruger 20-30 pt center is decent comparision IMO for first few yrs.
Hodg has been very up and down at the NHL level in his own zone. Skating has been his problem.

Obviously not expecting Lindberg to be as productive as Hodg (who I expect to be a 65-70 point player), but I think he definitely has some untapped offensive upside.

A 30 point shutdown C would be awesome, though.

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