Thread: Confirmed with Link: Canucks sign F Darren Archibald
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12-13-2010, 07:45 PM
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Originally Posted by MS View Post
Seems like a quality signing of a guy who has some projectable skills and is dominating in the OHL right now. Especially given that we need some skill forwards in the system.

Gillis needs to unload a few bad prospect contracts, though - having guys like Tochkin, Schneider, Ellington under contract will limit our ability to make signings like this.
He signed Schneider and Tochkin. 1 has played pro and came highly recommended by Mike Johnson, while Tochkin is still in Everett?

Tochkin has tons of time to develop. He's almost averaging a PPG in the WHL.

Let me remind folks here that the OHL is a lot more open compared to the WHL. Tochkin also is vastly undersized, but to be able to put a near PPG pace in the WHL is pretty impressive.

Edit: Tochkin is also second on his team in scoring and they're dead last in their division and near the bottom in the league for Goals For. He's also 3rd on his team in a +/-


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