Thread: Line Combos: The Final 23
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09-19-2013, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by WhoIsJimBob View Post
True, I just wonder if they are going to go back to erring on the side of slow cooking after they admittedly rushed Grigorenko last year and burned a year of his ELC.

We should know pretty soon...
I wouldn't really call what they did with Girgensons "slow cooking." The jump from the USHL to the AHL is arguably as big as the jump from the QMJHL to the NHL.

I think what they've shown in how they've handled those 2 guys is: 1) They want their prospects working with their coaches if at all possible; 2) they want their prospects playing against the highest level of competition they can handle.

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