Thread: Roman Josi
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04-15-2012, 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by SLake View Post
Alright, do you rank Roman Josi, who has a dynamic skill set and has shown himself as a steady NHL defenseman this season behind Jonathon Blum, who is a solid all-around guy going through a sophomore slump this season and has been buried in the minors since December?

While Blum is the safer pick, Josi has a much higher upside. Both are great prospects that should go on to have long NHL careers - if Blum can prove himself on his next recall and if Josi can stay healthy, but in the long run Blum's upside is likely as Dan Hamhuis, while Josi I would compare to Kimmo Timonen or obviously Mark Streit.
maybe they base it on the fact Josi hasnt stayed on the ice for a full season and has a concussion history. Josi has more upside, but Blum probably will play more in the long run than Roman.

In a perfect world they play 75+ games for us for the next 10 years

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