Thread: Player Discussion: The Iron Hook Cometh
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03-08-2014, 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted by joe89 View Post
Calle takes a lot of pride in defense and he backchecks as hard as he forechecks. A short, intensive shift type of player. He's got a good shot that he doesn't always use. He'll be an NHL player as long as he stays the course, the only thing that's an unknown is how much offense he will bring to the table and if he can be a primary scorer.
Diva's post referenced Trotz's insistence that players strive to do the little things right ... aka "detailed" hockey ... and that they at least attempt to fill their role in the defensive end. Some of our fan base considers that sucking the offensive talent out of players. Heaven forbid that a coach expect a player to actually put forth a little effort in every area of the game, including those that they may not excel in.

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