Thread: Post-Game Talk: GM#3 = Hawks 4 - Jets 3
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10-14-2011, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by brevard View Post
I hope Smith is everything everyone pretends he is.

Smith projects as an NHLer. nobody NOBODY prior to last years playoffs would have ever expected Smith to score more than 5 to 10 goals a year. He is a good mucker/soldier kind of guy. People are making rather lofty projections based on one hot week.

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If Smith does end up belonging on the 1st line you won't have a hat to eat because I'll eat it for you. If Smith does end up being top 6 material our prospect pool is F-ing loaded (it's strong now).
I don't think Smith has the skill or creativity most people associate with being in the top 6, but he does seem to have a dirty knack for finding rebounds.

That skill alone could make him a decent stand-in in any top 6.

I wouldn't expect him to stick there regularly, but we don't have too many options in terms of top 6 wingers now that Kane plays center.

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