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08-22-2012, 01:04 AM
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Originally Posted by hohosaregood View Post
By "not that good", we usually mean that he'll probably not be an elite/great 1st line center. He may be an average 1st line center, or great 2nd line center, or a great 1st line winger. That seems to be the general opinion on the Sharks boards. Maybe we've been spoiled by Thornton but that's how it seems.
You should probably find a better way to say that, then. Looking at the Sharks roster, a guy like TJ Galiardi falls into the "not very good" category. Couture falls into the "young, still developing consistent 60+ point centerman" category.

Couture is already a 1st line center on a handful of NHL teams, and he's not even done developing. The Leafs would probably trade you their entire 2013 draft + "Kadri and Franson" (haha, the usual Leafs trade proposal subjects) for him. At least.

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