Thread: Prospect Info: Flyers Top 20 Prospects, #5
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08-03-2011, 10:00 PM
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Originally Posted by tuckrr View Post
it really doesnt make sense to "home grow" these 4th liners. The good ones are the ones with veterancy. And homer has an eye for that (ala betts/lappy...and apparently even shelley has a "locker room presence")

more to the point though:
shouldnt we be ranking by "value"... like if we were to trade these guys to another team?

Value is determined by ceiling (potential) accomplishments (proven) and talent.
I kind of agree with you because if you get a veteran fourth liner you don't have to worry about a rookie taking time to adjust to the nhl and making stupid mistakes. However, having players in your system make the 4th line isn't a bad idea either, Darroll Powe turned out fine.

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