Having heard and read that the ‘New Guy’ coming over from Philly (that would be J. van Riemsdyk) in the Luke Schenn trade might be inserted into the center spot between Joffrey Lupul and Phil ‘The Thrill’ Kessel and become their number one center. Me thinks you might have one already in your organization in a player called Kadri but Mike Brophy of SportsNet explains why we are thinking along the same pathways.
It is time for the Leafs to give this ‘Other’ kid a chance and go full time between Lupul and Kessel and see what he can do. Heck he is a natural centerman and he has the skills and he even seems to be trying to go to the next level as he is training right now with hockey player turned ‘FitnessGuru’ Gary Roberts. That should tell you something shouldn’t it?
Well lets take a look at what Brophy has to say anyway,
By Warren Nye, UltimateHockeySource.com
July 12th, 2012