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10-24-2012, 10:12 AM
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Originally Posted by oilsp1ll View Post
People just expect Reinhart to be the next Pronger or something just because he's big. Once you're mature enough to get over the fact that he's his own player you can realize he's a good prospect. Just because he doesn't play a loud, sexy game and is that tall doesn't make him underwhelming. Probably not a future Norris winner or anything but he has a good shot of being a legit first pairing defender in the league, not too many prospects you can say that about without homerism/ridiculous expectations/exponential projection.
Yeah, I actually compared him to a guy like Eric Brewer pre-draft last year. He's big, can play physical, but that's not what makes him effective most nights.

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