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12-18-2011, 03:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Bullsmith View Post
Yeah I agree Kristo has more offensive potential, but I think he's also a riskier prospect. Leblanc may only be a third liner, but I think he's very very likely to stick in the league for a long time. Too soon to make the call on Kristo for me.

Montreal- Yeah fair point about Bennett belonging in the top cut of prospects. I go back and forth on what I think of him, and haven't seen him play in way to long to really judge at this point. He's certainly got the pedigree.
I am not sure if Kristo has more offensive potential then Leblanc, as Leblanc is a smarter player and while I like Kristo's shot better and perhaps he ends up scoring more goals but I could see Leblanc getting more points. Although I think it's pretty close as I consider our forward prospects as the Big 3 (Leblanc, Gallagher, Kristo) as I'm not sure if Bournival should be in the group or not as I have him right on the outside. With the Big 3 I expect them to put up points wherever they play as they can all create offense, but can finish as well.

Bennett has impressive skills and is developing a solid two way game, the main concern I have though is his frame/lack of strength but he should have a couple years to work on that. Surely he's a prospect Hab fans should keep an eye out for down the road although with Beaulieu and Tinordi in front of him it would be understandable that he does get overlooked and that could actually work to his favor in time.

Originally Posted by QuebecPride View Post
Leblanc is much more of a lock to make the NHL, considering the fact that he's in the NHL already, but Kristo could be playing on a third line too. He's reliable enough IMO to be used in that situation.

To me, only Beaulieu has a higher potential than Kristo in our pool.
And I love Leblanc and Bournival.
Leblanc has the smarts and better all round game. Kristo I think he could play on the 3rd line and not really hurt you, and his speed helps him cover mistakes in his own end. For me I have Leblanc higher because I think he's a much smarter player and while he doesn't have Kristo's great speed, imo he's got much higher hockey sense to go with a higher compete level. If Kristo reaches his high end potential (say something like a Michael Ryder but much much faster) I still don't know if he will be as good as I feel Leblanc could be.
Originally Posted by NLHabsFan View Post
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