His play hasn't been that bad. But the D on the Heat has done a tremendous job so far, and he needs to build back his confidence.
Most people say that that ECHL is basically a death sentence for prospects, but the Abbotsford Heat are unique in that their extensive travel schedule tends to lend itself to injury. I would be surprised to see less than 100 games lost due to injury on the backend, and at some point Negrin will be recalled to fill in some of those games. That's my positive spin, anyway.
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