Thread: Prospect Info: Habs Board 2012 Prospect Rankings #3
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06-26-2012, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by VL55 View Post
So Leblanc is going to be #4 at best?

The guy played a handful of games in the NHL last year and looked like he belonged. He is the most likely to make the team this year and have some impact. I get the crazy enthusiasm for Galchenyuk, I voted for him too, but this getting a bit silly.

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Well I would hope Leblanc is the furthest along of the guys in question considering he's the oldest.

But yeah, he's basically a lock to be an NHLer at this point, the question is upside. I think he has 2nd line potential, but I don't think he has the offensive tools of anyone in question except Tinordi, who offers a more unique skillset.

For me Leblanc is the 5th best prospect behind Collberg. I know others will disagree with me but for finesse players I'd go with the guy who has a higher offensive upside, even if Leblanc is a more complete talent. For what it's worth there's a drop off after 5th in the prospect pool, so it's not like I think Leblanc is a bad prospect by any means, and could very well have a better career than even Galchenyuk.

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