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10-01-2011, 05:55 AM
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Originally Posted by ProstheticConscience View Post
I just don't know about the kid right now. He's reminding me of Aaron Rome v2.0. At least with Connauton (sp?) there's offensive upside. I mean hey, he lost a bit of time after being run over by an SUV at last year's TC, but I just didn't see much this year. Hope I'm wrong, of course.
I think it's way too early to proclaim that Sauve doesn't have a "bright future." You're comparing him to Rome and Duco... 2 guys who are both older and don't appear to have more than fringe NHL potential. Neither one would be considered a prospect at this point. Sauve is 21 and going into (hopefully) his first full season in the AHL. He might be a few years away but he's young and the potential is there. We knew he was a bit of a project when we drafted him and the injury last year set him back further.

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