Thread: Prospect Info: Grand Rapids Griffins 2012-13
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10-06-2012, 06:43 PM
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Originally Posted by sarcastro View Post
I guess that's what I'm missing - aside from his draft position, he hasn't really shown any potential at all. Even 4th line centers score in the NCAA and the AHL. He couldn't score at ND, had 2 points in 7 games for GR, and took a terrible penalty on his first NHL shift.

As far as the Cleary comparison, he scored 115 points in 63 games in the OHL as a 17 year old. There's just no comparison to be made there - it was much clearer that he had the offensive tools under the surface. Sheahan has never scored much at any level.

I have never understood what people see in this guy that gets them so hot and bothered. He's big and can skate. Ok. So what? I need to see him put up some points - somewhere - before I buy that he's a legitimate prospect of any kind. But that's me.
That's why many project him as a solid 3rd line center. No, his offensive potential isn't very high, but he is already good defensively.

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