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10-31-2013, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Bleed Ranger Blue View Post
I think this type of psycho-babble, that there was so much going on upstairs, that it created the illusion that Kreider was coasting around out there, is the crock. Tortorella told Kreider to watch Hagelin - he didnt have to look any further than JT Miller who, despite making mistakes, was still getting ice-time because he was playing balls to the wall.

Im ready to put this behind us, because it looks like the switch has finally been flipped on.

But its not rocket science - as soon as Kreider started moving his feet every shift, he got better.
I'm with you. I don't know why people feel the need to make excuses for the kid, and we could spend all year speculating and dissecting what made him play like crap one season and suddenly look like a difference maker now.

Minutes and linemates don't prevent a player from going out, playing physical, and getting the puck and his own body to front of the net, which I all I wanted to see from Kreider to begin with.

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