Here's my 2 cents on what my 1st impressions of him are
Originally Posted by Padawan
Nah, you don't need me. You'll get by ok without me too. Just give me the 'Jarkko Immonen Update Thread'!
Skillful player, pretty good passer, sees the ice well, uses him body efectively.
He has played with Prucha & Neimenen and they looked like an instant hit to me and in my opinion should be kept together. We all know that in hockey there exist a thing called instant chemistry and they showed it. The problem I see for Immonen is that the organization may have the need to finally find out if other players can do the job in the NHL and that might dictate that he starts the year in Hartford.
Personally I think he has shown that he deserves to make the team out of camp. Unfortunately I don't have a vote. The important think is is that I don't think he has looked out of place. The key to his making it is whether the NYR's elect to reverse what they said about Lundmark playing center and move him to RW. Then I think Immonen is a lock.
Once again, I think you are another poster that gives an accurate assessment on our european prospects and I appreciate that. Far too many posters here over hype players based on things they have read. You give information based on your personal observations from seeing the player(s) which to me is far better than reading about in the THN!