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11-05-2012, 08:02 PM
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Originally Posted by PricePkPatch View Post
Although I am as excited as everybody regarding Galchenyuk's immense skillset and his development so far, how can anyone claim that he is more NHL ready than Leblanc?

Leblanc actually played and did good in the NHL, while Galchenyuk is dominating at the Junior level so far. It's good, but we cannot claim that he actually would come in as dominating.

Leblanc is much more closer to having achieved his upper level of skill, while Galchenyuk can still build up on every levels. I'd get Leblanc on our lineup before Gal.

Obviously, except if we are in the middle of the playoffs.. Then I'd pick young gamebreaker explosive talent
Leblanc is a good prospect but wasn't pencilled in to the starting line-up by any means coming in to this season. I think Galchenyuk may have already surpassed Leblanc although that doesn't necessarily mean that Montreal would promote him before Leblanc.

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