Thread: Prospect Info: First Round Pick Zack Kassian RW
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06-26-2009, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by lecherous View Post
I really wanted them to grab Schroeder, but I guess Kassian seems like a safe pick. I can't see him with much upside, and he strikes me as a guy who probably won't score more than 20 goals in a season. I'm not upset, but I really do think that Schroeder is going to be a much better NHL player.
I like Schroeder and I'm usually proponent of the BPA approach in the NHL draft, but how many tiny wingers does one pipeline need? Kassian is unlike anyone in the Sabres' system, so I'm pretty happy with the selection. It was either Kassian, Palmieri or Josefsen for me.

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