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09-05-2013, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by
The Perfect Human
Interesting you say this. I've put it out there 2-3 times on this board - it seems so logical the way he can operate in the offensive zone. But his game isn't rooted in physicality whatsoever. There's no room for soft big guys in our bottom-6. He'd have to learn to engage along the boards and protect the puck better to play that PF roll.
I'd rather give him 2-3 years to develop at that level. Playing with and learning from Marincin should be great for his development
You're spot on that Gernat's game lacks physicality. From what I've seen, Marincin has more of a physical side to his game, irregardless of the year he has on Gernat. I'd like to think he'll grow into it as his body fills out, but as of today, it's not in his repertoire.
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