Originally Posted by mister_mcgoo
that's a wee bit premature don't you think? Sure he's gonna get the chances and its highly likely he makes the most of them but what if he stumbles/struggles early? I mean c'mon dude, he played a couple playoff games and did nothing much, so it could well be another year for him before he gets the ice time.
I'm not sure if you're referring to ice-time or games, but I was only referring to games. It's 100% that he is on the team for this full 48 game season as long as he is not injured. They won't send him down. If he struggles early he would simply be shuffled in the lineup. He was ready 2 years ago and looks like one of the best players at camp so far.