Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 7/17/12
Photo Credit: Scott Paulus/Milwaukee Admirals You can call Victor Bartley a lot of things, but a slouch definitely isn’t one of them. When Nashville brought him in last off-season, the move bolstered the depth chart in Milwaukee and added a former defensive standout in the WHL to one of the top coached and top working teams in the AHL. After spending the previous three seasons bouncing from the AHL to the ECHL back to the AHL and then spending a full year in the Swedish Division 1 league (HockeyAllsvenskan) where he posted 34 points and was the second-highest scoring defenseman in the entire league, Bartley duplicated the same feat with Milwaukee last season scoring 39 points and solidifying himself as the top-scoring defenseman for the Admirals. “At the time, you keep saying to yourself, “you shouldn’t be here” and that “you should be at a higher league”. But you know what, every step that you take helps your development overall,” said Bartley, “I think the fact that I am taking ...
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