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02-26-2014, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Iron Duke View Post
Wilson trending into Legwand territory.

-He'd produce more if he played with more talented players <check>
-He's being held back by having to play too defensively <check>

Are there any questions about Wilson's personal behaviors that may be in doubt? Could have the trifecta.
He is also coming off both shoulders being operated on and the team acquiring 3 new forwards in the offseason with him playing multiple positions. This year was always going to be a down year for Wilson. To expect him to come into the season with a limited training camp, rehabbing offseason, with new parts/pieces, on a team with pathetic goaltending, and Barry Trotz the headcoach, is too much to ask IMO. We saw Wilson hit a groove last year. He has shown the offensive ability this year. I still maintain that he will be a productive forward. The key is finding a linemate with some offensive ability that Trotz is willing to let play with Wilson, oh ... and powerplay time would help.

And by the goaltending/Trotz comments I am insinuating that the poor goaltending caused Trotz to shore up the defensive game even more then he has in the past.

Just my 2 cents.

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