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    Werenski would be my comparable but righty. Werenski a better skater and probably better all around. Trouba more physical.

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    I'm in extreme western Ontario, it's essentially Northern Michigan. There's zero difference between the people here and say, Bay City.

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    Even pre-draft, Trouba was credited with having a "heavy" shot from the point, which has continued to be part of his bio and is something the Rangers have not had for awhile. I would not put Skjei in that category. Or DeAngelo. Fox is yet to be determined, but it is not in the common resumes. Maybe it's a Michigan thing.

    https://bleacherreport.com/articles/...t-and-analysis

    https://twitter.com/NHLJets/status/1080652693562101761

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    Quote Originally Posted by Long live the King View Post
    It's ok, you're Canadian. Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin there's basically no difference.
    I'm American, and also this. ^

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dunny View Post
    I'll start on the Michigan angle. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dunny View Post
    I'm in extreme western Ontario, it's essentially Northern Michigan. There's zero difference between the people here and say, Bay City.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dunny View Post
    I'll start on the Michigan angle. lol
    Quote Originally Posted by Long live the King View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by RodrigueGabriel View Post
    Even pre-draft, Trouba was credited with having a "heavy" shot from the point, which has continued to be part of his bio and is something the Rangers have not had for awhile. I would not put Skjei in that category. Or DeAngelo. Fox is yet to be determined, but it is not in the common resumes. Maybe it's a Michigan thing.

    https://bleacherreport.com/articles/...t-and-analysis

    https://twitter.com/NHLJets/status/1080652693562101761
    DeAngelo has a pretty hefty shot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsrangers View Post
    Sounds like some pretty large expectations being thrown around for Fox that just might be premature.
    2nd that. Also thinking if Trouba is a real no. 1. didnt we just go down this road with Shatty?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slobberknocker View Post
    2nd that. Also thinking if Trouba is a real no. 1. didnt we just go down this road with Shatty?
    Eh, sort of. People have known Shattenkirk to be a defensive liability for a while; we figured he could be pretty strong for two years and then kind of devolve into an M-A Bergeron-ish player.

    Trouba's not a noted liability, and his underlying metrics suggest he's a #1/1a defender. The question is how much of that was from playing behind Big Buff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by G1000 View Post
    Eh, sort of. People have known Shattenkirk to be a defensive liability for a while; we figured he could be pretty strong for two years and then kind of devolve into an M-A Bergeron-ish player.

    Trouba's not a noted liability, and his underlying metrics suggest he's a #1/1a defender. The question is how much of that was from playing behind Big Buff.
    MA Bergeron was better than Shatty offensively IMO, and had an amazing shot. But his total lack of size made it impossible for him to play anything but the most sheltered minutes

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    re big buff exactly my point.

    guess we will see. great part of the deal is he is in his prime and could even get better.
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