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06-30-2013, 03:53 PM
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Does Morin's game bring a skill the flyers need? IMO no, and sure most can agree that the flyers needed more puck moving/offense from the back end. With guys like Coburn, Grossman and Schenn, I just feel that there were other Dmen who could have served the flyers better, such as Morrisey. Here is a scouting report-

Morin skates pretty well for a big man, but he does have some areas he needs to work on.* His straight line speed is good for his size, and his acceleration is decent enough.* His agility is also at a very good level, and this gives him some decent mobility.* However he does need work on his edgework and pivots.* Morin has trouble dealing with speedy forwards at this point especially when they make quick cuts around him.* He will need to work on this aspect of his game, and improve his ability to change directions quickly before he is ready for the speed of the pro game.

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