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06-30-2012, 02:40 PM
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Originally Posted by param View Post
I hope we don't overrate the crap out of him now.

This seems to happen quite often:

We hound the guy as soon as he's drafted ---> Overrate him until he shows up in the minors ---> Call him a bust because his first year in the AHL didn't have him scoring a 2.0ppg ---> Call him untouchable once he shows even the slightest bit of promise in the NHL.
I'm not sure I understand. Are you saying we shouldn't be optimistic about the career of future hall of famer Tomas Hertl? I mean, just because he'll shatter every scoring record in Sharks history doesn't mean we should start being afraid of what his numerous all-star caliber seasons in San Jose will hold. Nor do I think we're getting ahead of ourselves and annointing this sure-fire savior and multi-time Art Ross winner as one of the game's eventual elite.


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