W Emerson Etem (2010, 29th overall, Anaheim)
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10-08-2011, 10:30 PM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Fort Collins
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I too was at the game last night against the Royals and Etem was absolutely dominant. He was being double shifted nearly all game long. What really struck me is that he is the type of player that you SENSE is going to change the game moments before it happens, you can see him smelling blood.
My concern however is that he does not appear to possess any key "pure goal scorer" attributes. No standout shot, no standout stickhandling and no stand out hockey sense, nor does he seem to be making those arond him better. Just a nose for the net that is clearly exposing his less physically developed jr opposition but will not guarantee goal scoring success against stronger and faster players at the NHL level.
A prototypical 2nd line winger at this point
Hmm from what I've seen of him, in camp and the few games I get to see from the dub, his shot is definitely a standout attribute.
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