Thread: Player Discussion: O'Byrne/Bournival trade revisited
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09-24-2013, 05:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
I don't think anyone could have predicted a year ago just how much his skating would improve, and that has made by far the biggest difference in his game. At the time of the trade (November of 2010) you would have known his draft position but next to nothing about what it is that's helping him succeed right now other than having been captain of Shawinigan for about a month or so at that point. Even by the end of that season there were questions about whether he had already started to plateau because of his junior numbers.
Sure but i already knew him for being a gym rat, and anyways trading O'Byrne and prefering Bournival was totaly legitimate, O'Byrne was done in the head of a lot of people.

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