Thread: Prospect Info: Flyers Top 20 Prospects, #9
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08-10-2011, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyersFan61290 View Post
I also voted for cousins and have been because i'm going mostly by ceiling. what i don't get is how testwuide will probably end up at 10 or 11 and holmstrom is 6th. testwuide is much bigger and was considered by many as NHL ready last year. he had some of the best numbers on the phantoms last season, certainly better then holmstroms. testwuide can also play up and down a lineup whereas holmstrom considered strictly a 4th liner. not belittling holmstrom just more so saying testwuide should be at least in the same vicinity if not above holmstrom imo.
Akeson (and Manning and Lehtivuori if we include defensemen) and even Pither have higher ceilings than Cousins.

Cousins though is more likely to reach his ceiling. I like to believe he can be a very good third line center, maybe push for a second line center spot if he makes the NHL. Of course, making the NHL is the big step, and a top 6 role might be a reach.

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