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05-18-2012, 11:04 AM
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Originally Posted by hototogisu View Post
Yeah what a disappointment that would be if we wound up with a guy who scores 1000+ points in the NHL.

Let's temper our expectations - we're not getting Gretzky with this pick. Look at some of the most recent 3rd overalls - Horton, Barker, Toews, Bouwmeester, Bogosian, Duchene, J. Johnson...all good players (and one star) but no world-beaters.
Even comparing him to Kovalev is a compliment, Kovalev was more willing to battle and pay the price than Grigorenko has done so far, both then to not show up for periuods of time.

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