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01-07-2010, 03:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Sting36e View Post
Stepan - This kid is very solid and I can't wait to see him on this team, he's a smart player. But I don't see top, top talent from him.

Grachev - I think I could see him scoring 25-30, but I don't see him carrying a team, and I came to that conclusion prior to this season.

Kreider - Biggest wildcard. Highest ceiling, IMO. It's too early to tell with him for sure, but I can't say that watching him I immediately was like, "wow, this kid is amazing." I was definitely impressed.

Werek - Loved the pick, still do. Don't see him as a first liner, though.

I like all four. I just don't see that extra something in them.
What exactly do you expect? You usually just don't get the sure-fire superstars outside the top-5 in the draft (and even there they are rare). And I think Stepan, Kreider and Grachev could very well turn out to be legit first liners. No Crosbys, Malkins or Ovechkins, but first liners nontheless.

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