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06-19-2014, 11:22 AM
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Just as much as watching him against minor leaguers and declaring him NHL ready, Im sure.
Yeah, thats the thing. You think our guys actually making the roster decisions are watching every Hartford game? Yah, like fur shurrrrr......

You are being rational and looking at him as an all around player at the pro level. Your opposition could care less about one or two minuses a game if he's 'clearing the crease in front of hank!'. Get me?

He's young, still not sure why anyone would be so high or so low at this point. Be objective, look at similar players his game emulates. Almost all of them start full time NHL minutes around 23-26 years old. My hope is that he can have a season along the lines of Radek Gudas, TB player who just turned 24, 3rd rounder from '10 draft. But if he spends another year in Hartford (possible with spot callup) while upping his game down there without getting hurt I'd be happy But there's no way he should he handed a RD spot w/o earning it.

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