Roster Thoughts and Offseason Speculation for the 2011-2012 Season III
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07-05-2011, 04:41 PM
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: SF Valley, SoCal
Did you realize: The NHL's closest current player to Bobby Clarke is now a King!
I wasn't overly familiar with MR before the trade.
I just knew he was a leader and very good player for Philly, but few specifics.
But I been a' readin' lately.
Lotsa' stuff out there to read about the dude, and I've only just scratched the surface.
If Brayden Schenn doesn't turn out to be an outright
, Paul Holmgren will be lynched.
Teams just don't normally trade such a player at age 26.
Mike Richards is a lot like Clarke, perhaps minus the most extreme parts of BC's meanness & dirtyness?
Although I am not even quite sure about that.
But the skill, speed, agressiveness, defensive prowess, creativity and
leadership ability, and
, are definitely there, in spades.
Flyer fans thought so too...
and an early Junior Hockey article where he is compared to
Clarke and Doug Gilmour:
Afte reading that last article, I'm thinkin' maybe we should bring back Petr Kanko. (!!??)
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