Leafs Looking for Toughness-Answer, Phil Oreskovic!

November 12th, 2009 by Louis Pisano Leave a reply »

By Louis “King of Roncesvalles” Pisano

The mix of toughness and skill is something every team in the league would like to have in every player, especially on defense. The lack of physicality during the Minnesota game brings up questions of toughness on a team that is supposed to be draped in it.

Luke Schenn has been a hot topic amongst Leafs fans and media alike and they are saying the sophomore jinx and maybe he’s not all he was cracked up to be and so on.

This barely–Nov second, happy belated- 20–year–old–kid is behind Ian White for defensemen. At -3, he is a strong player but Ian White and PonyBoy are the only two players on the team on the plus side of the category.

With an average ice-time at fifteen minutes per game in 21.1 shift, Schenn isn't seeing as much play time with the additions of Beauchimin and Komisarek. And he was never meant to be an offensive threat, ...

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