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06-01-2011, 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Trxjw View Post
Personally, I don't think he's "head and shoulders" above either player, but he's experienced playing against men in the SEL, and that will make the transition to the NHL easier, and likely quicker. He also plays a complete defensive game and excels in the dot, so the question becomes whether or not he has the offensive upside. I believe he does, so I have him ranked higher than the other two.

I think Scheifele and Ziban both have considerable upside, but I think if both players fail to reach that potential, Ziban is still capable of being a 3rd line center at this level, while Scheifele's main contribution will likely always be his offense.
Totally agree on all you said here.

I can see him becoming a first liner or he can be utilized like Jordan Staal as the 3rd line Center. That why I think Colorado goes for him so they Have Stastny-Duchesne-Ziban down the middle.

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