He said the pace and physical nature of the NHL game was far greater than what he experienced in the Kontinental Hockey League but he did not shy away from physical contact and seems perfectly capable of handling big minutes.
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"We're going to have to develop one of our young guys to play second-line center," he said. "I think it's hard to add in free agency."
MacLellan wants a defenseman and backup goalie →