LW Nicolas Kerdiles (2012, 36th overall, Anaheim)
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05-30-2012, 09:46 AM
Join Date: May 2007
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I've read reports he is a sniper but I just didn't see that in him. What I saw in Kerdiles was a two-way forward who is very good in all zones, plays a simple game, and does show flashes of ability to make nifty moves, but 90% makes the smart, simple play to keep the offense going. Two-way forward with top nine forward potential.
Originally, I wasn't very high on him because I didn't see much dynamic ability but as the game went on, he grew onto me. He was just good in all aspects of is game, and at times, he would pull a nifty move and make me think there's alot more to his game than just being reliable.
That said, I've only managed to catch 2 games of him so perhaps that isn't the best sample size to judge a player.
I think that's a pretty apt assessment. Very rarely does he "wow" you with his play. He's just.. solid. Very solid in fact, but nothing jumps out at you and screams top-six forward. It's those flashes of brilliance that kind of make it seem like there's more there.
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