Thread: Prospect Info: 2012-2013 Blues Prospects
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10-28-2012, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by lewis black View Post
I'm just wondering about prospect Evgeny Grachev and how he fits into the Blues' long term plans.
He seemed to be a solid all around player but didn't fit into the Rangers organization before he was moved to St. Louis.
It seems, again, like he won't get a shot with some solid players ahead of him on the depth chart.

Will he head back to Russia to play in the KHL? Or, will he eventually be regular Blues forward?

Thanks for your input!
I can't tell you what his intentions are after this year, but Grachev is rather puzzling. He seems to have everything: good size, good speed, good hands, good shot etc. but it doesn't seem to translate into scoring. Even in the AHL he hasn't really set the world on fire, and that's a league where I think he should really thrive. I don't know what's going to happen with him.

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