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02-07-2012, 10:42 PM
Sexy 2nd Rounder
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Fournier also has size and palys with an edge. Playsa style similar to Malone but skates better. Mallet of Rimouski is another one I really like, has come on big time this year, good size, hard nosed and above average skill. Could eventually develop into a 2nd line gritty winger or 3rd line shutdown center.
Hynes is like a poor man's Cammalleri, other than being a finisher he has few other qualities. At the same age Desharnais was the captain of his team, on PK and made his linemates better he was a 2 PPGM player.
There's a difference between 'playing like' and having the talent to make it. Fournier has been unimpressive in his Q career. Kind of like Brodeur who had a 50-goal season which stood out like a sore thumb, and has since reverted to his true numbers.
Hynes, as a 16-17 year old, topped his team in goals, ahead of guys like Devos, Kubalik and Nestrasil. He's led his team in goals since that season, until this year, where he's one goal shy of the leader with 7 games less.
I mean, the kid can score. Is he still draft elligible or is his overage year next season?
The point wasn't to compare him to Desharnais, just the skating. The fact Desharnais has been such a find should incite us to go for guys like this, don't you think? Desharnais also never led his team in scoring until his overage year.
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