LA/NJ : They are a good fit for each other.
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02-25-2011, 07:53 PM
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You have a second line RW capable of 50-60 points, nothing more. Then you have a prospect who MIGHT become a second line centre capable of 60 points. You also have a crapshoot goalie. A potential #4-#5 d-man, and another second line prospect in loktianov.
Parise is a superstar who has proven capable of scoring 40+ goals and 90+ points playing with the trapping Devils. He's also one of the best defensive players as a winger.
Brownie's offense is not even close to his most valuable asset, he is a banger and a leader. Calling him a 60-point guy lumps him with someone like Ryder, he is a lot closer to a healthy, young Morrow or someone like that.
Schenn MIGHT be capable of 60? He MIGHT be capable of 80, low end he's like 50-55, he's got an underrated shot, great vision, he's strong and I've never heard his attitude called into question at all.
Obviously you have absolutely no concept of what is bankable in terms of prospects because you describe Bernier as a "crapshoot goalie," when, in fact, among backups and prospects, he is one of the ten best goalies in the world. He has been a solid reserve this year and it's been a huge adjustment for him, in two-three years when he is a full-time starter he will be an animal. There were multiple reporters in Kings' camp speculating he'd steal Quick's job, nevermind how good Quick has been this year, even based on his past accomplishments that is a big nod and coming from people who cover the team constantly.
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