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08-17-2013, 08:35 PM
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Reid McNeill among the newest players to spend off-season training with Gary Roberts

Following his first season as a pro hockey player, Pittsburgh Penguins defensive prospect Reid McNeill came into the 2013 off-season with the goal of putting himself in as good of a position to succeed as humanly possible. So he took an off-season training route that is increasingly popular among NHL players, namely training with former NHL forward Gary Roberts.

"Talking with [Penguins] management at the end of last season, they knew how good he was and I wanted to put myself in a good position," McNeill said. "I was thinking about it and they really jumped on it and said it's a great idea."

Roberts, a veteran of 21 NHL seasons, made a name for himself as a ferocious power forward.… read more


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