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01-28-2011, 01:40 PM
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Originally Posted by 8BostonRocker24 View Post
Pacioretty is 6'1, 203 pounds that has never scored 25 goals at any level, AHL, NHL, college and USHL. To consider him a power forward is a stretch and to say he's capable of scoring 40 at The NHL level is almost laughable.

Might want to scale back the expectations on this guy... a guy drafted in 2007, the worst draft since 1999.
About the only thing I agreed with was that the Habs probably wouldn't trade both guys for Kessel However, that's more due to already having smaller guys like Gionta, Cammy, Plekanec, etc. Subban and Pax both fill a pretty serious need on the Habs now and in the future if they ever pan out.

The expectations of those players though are a little extreme. Probably better off hoping Pax turns into a 20-25 goal scorer in the NHL, anything above that is a massive bonus. Can't see the guy ever being top 5 or 6 in the league in goal scoring though lol

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