Exactly. The SEL/Swedish system as a whole is big on setting up the play (sometimes to a fault). And Duchene could use the help with passing and utilizing his teammates. I think the experience will do him good.
Tempted to take the short trip down to Sundsvall to see him, but I am wretchedly poor at present.
That looks cool, the numbers at the bottom of the pants are awful though lol. Btw one of you guys over in Sweden get me a good high res action shot of Duchene? I wanna design a custom card for him in Frolunda. I don't really collect players in specific but I do buy any cheap Duchene/Sakic/Kamensky/Forsberg cards when I get the chance.
Btw one of you guys over in Sweden get me a good high res action shot of Duchene? I wanna design a custom card for him in Frolunda. I don't really collect players in specific but I do buy any cheap Duchene/Sakic/Kamensky/Forsberg cards when I get the chance.
I have a friend who takes a lot of photos at games. I can post a couple once Matt plays a game at home.
You guys may wanna check out the fan590's Hockey Central at Noon later today when they upload today's interviews.
Interesting one with Adrian Dater. Lots of talk about Duchene and the possible reasons why he was passed over for captain, in favour of Landeskog.
Implies that Duchene has an ego and that he and Sacco have not gotten along.
Might be old hat for you guys but it was news to me. Surprised to hear him talk that way about Duchene
I wouldn't be surpirssed if he and Sacco don't have the best relationship just based on their personalities, but I don't think ego would have anything to do with it. That's the wrong word for Duchene IMO. I think he's supremely confident in himself and his abilities, but I don't think that's the same as having an huge ego which implies self importance.
ps out of everyone, Duchene is the least egotistical person on the team to me.
__________________ “It’s embarrassing. I’m embarrassed to be here right now. It’s not even funny. And it’s just embarrassing, the way we, you know, the energy we have in the room and the way we approach practices and the way we approach this game. It’s not how you’re going to win any games in this league." - Jean-Sebastien Giguere, April 8 2013