Thread: Prospect Info: First Round Pick Zack Kassian RW
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06-27-2009, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by Jim Bob View Post
Kaleta is faster than Vanek, so I don't see the point of translating speed to offensive game.

Kaleta had 28 pts in 67 games in his draft year and was 8th on the Pete's in scoring.

Kassian had 63 pts in 61 games this past season and was 2nd on the team in scoring.

Kassian's 24 goals this season matches Kaleta's career high in the OHL. And Kaleta's career high in points with the Pete's was 52.

Yeah, Kaleta is a great comparison to Kassian when it comes to offense.......
Maybe I worded my posts wrong but I don't feel they were that hard to understand.

Kassian is obviously much more talented than Kaleta. What I meant is that their point totals translating to the NHL may not be that far off because Kaleta is extremely fast and that can translate to an NHL game no matter how untalented you are.

You also assume Kassian is going to put up more points next year.

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