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07-27-2005, 06:04 PM
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i watched upshall closely this year....and IF he can stay healthy the guy is ready to make noise at the NHL level...sure that's a big if...but still,i could just feel that the kid is ready...it's why i tend to get frustrated at everyone suggesting ,hey we can trade upshall for this 4th rounder,or as part of a deal for a 3rd line center
you just don't get many kids with speed,grit,an offensive touch,good defensive ability and desire all that often...sure he might never make it due to being prone to injuries...but trade him and he'll come into our house as a 2nd line 20+ goal scorer is my guess
I tend to agree...I DO think that Upshall is a tradeable commodity...but only in the right circumstances. I do believe that he's our most NHL-ready prospect at this point, though.
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