Thread: Recalled/Assigned: Habs Cuts (28th: Dumont clears waivers)
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09-18-2013, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by HCH View Post
Unfortuantely for Leblanc, in the world of hockey that is ancient history... his performance last year weighs more on his evaluation than what he did two seasons ago.
It certainly tells you more about his chances to be a good NHL player.
Almost all players that make the NHL improve at that age. The case where
a player is noticeably worse, and still becomes a good player, is rare.

Still it does happen. In Lablanc's case, I think his development was harmed
by constantly trying out for new teams. And then he had the sort of injuries
that may have prevented him from building the power/strength he could have
But he's only 22. And it seems like the Habs get it now. So I still think he'll be
a good NHL player. I just hope it's with the Habs.

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