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08-22-2010, 09:43 PM
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I think that at this point in his junior career we can say he has starters potential. Wouldn't we say that about any goalie drafted in the last 2 years though?
We all hope he makes the WJC team this year; it could be a real springboard for his development. On the other side of his potential, he certainly has some weaknesses (Size?) that make him anything but a sure thing.
He'd be a real wild card in a keeper league. Keep in mind we won't start seeing returns on this player for probably another 3 or 4 years.
I think you're bang on... remember when everyone thought Justin Pogge was a surefire NHL starter? He could still make it (had decent AHL numbers in a smallish sample size last year) but he's bounced around the minors for a few years now ever since his performance at the WJC a few years back. Just goes to show how random and hard to project goalies are.
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