Thread: Prospect Info: David Musil vs. Oscar Klefbom
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02-18-2014, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by missinthejets View Post
I think a lot of it has to do with the talk about his skating to be honest. Big defensive defenseman with skating questions is not something fans get overly excited about. I don't know much about him, but he seems to be a smart guy and I will take a smart defenseman anyday because they know how to overcome their physical limitations. It's not like he was THAT much of a reach where he was drafted either, just some sexier names on the board.
His skating issues are overblown anyways. He's a decent skater. He's just not an explosive skater. Once he's going, he looks fine, and he reads the game well enough that he doesn't get himself caught flat footed. He actually wasn't a reach at all. He would have been a good pick normally, but Jenner (who I wanted, and couldn't believe was available), Gibson, and Saad were still on the board

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