Indeed. Laine's two-way game (lol) is non-existent, which is to say he is a liability. Jets fans were prepared to cut him some slack and even compliment him on his play in the playoffs, where he did show a new level of engagement, but it was a small sample. I question his work ethic too.
Updated roster for tonight’s game. Lines are guesses by Meltzer.
That's why I have hope that Gordon will get fired in Lehigh Valley and a disciple of AV will take over in Lehigh and get everyone on the same page.
As for the 18 cuts, it was pretty much players that I didn't think would make the big club this year. No shame in that either. Guys like Ratcliffe and Sandstrom are going to benefit from it and a guy like Pascal Laberge has basically missed nearly two full years of development, so there's some benefits to him going to a low pressure envir
One of the issues with the structure of the organization is that the Phantoms and the Flyers don't play the same system. Boston does, and you can see it. Everyone does the same thing, regardless of the level where they spend most of their time.