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12-13-2013, 09:40 AM
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He'll never reach his full potential if he's played at wing over center, imo. He really needs to start playing center. There'll be growing pains and some mistakes, but just let it go. We have a superstar goaltender, we have a superstar defenseman and we
have a superstar center if we let him develop the way he should.
This is Therrien though so I fully expect Galchenyuk to continue playing wing and when he makes a mistake, get benched for an entire period or more.
Everybody knows that he'll end up a star center. But he's not ready. Of all habs' young players, he's the one who has the more difficulties at taking the puck out of the d-zone. Bad decisions and 1/2 second too slow in execution. You can't do that when your a center as your responsibilities in your own zone are bigger.
It'll come in time. 12-18 months I would say.
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