Thread: Proposal: Tor - ana
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09-23-2012, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by airforceones25 View Post
I never stated anything to you about Toronto goalies. I was poking fun at how you can compleletly discredited the Ducks prospect who's probably the best goalie in all of junior hockey at the moment. Then you turn around and tell us how Colborne who hasn't proven squat and never cracked 40pts in the AHL has a "TON" of upside because he is large. Lmao
I completely discredit the Ducks' goalie prospect because even if he is the best goalie in Junior hockey at the moment, that means incredibly little in the context of being an NHL starting goalie. The position is simply way too hard to predict until the guy actually starts playing in the NHL.

As for Colborne, the guy has shown some upside putting up 6 points in 11 NHL games... and in regards to his AHL performance, your math needs some work.

Originally Posted by SupermanPahlsson View Post
Maybe not quite the hype Pogge got, because Pogge helped Canada win World Juniors, but close to that, all things considered.
How did that turn out??? Heck, let's go back 5-6 years ago and see how late 1st and 2nd round goaltenders turned out. Joel Gistedt, Antoine Lafleur, Trevor Cann, Jeremy Smith, Leland Irving, Michal Neuvirth, Jhonas Enroth, Tyler Plante, Jeff Frazee, Ondrej Pavelec, Pier-Olivier Pelletier. How many of those names do you recognize?

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