LW William Carrier (2013, 57th overall, STL; traded to BUF)
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11-10-2012, 12:17 PM
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Who was better in Subway series...Carrier or Mantha?
Mantha. Carrier had one great stick check and one great pass. Other than those two flashes, he just sort of floated around. Did not move his feet most of the time. Was mostly stationary and generally more of a spectator than being engaged at any point. Mantha was kind of the opposite. He ran around a lot and frequently over commited. I'd rather draft a player with too much energy on the ice and teach him to tone it down and play smarter, than draft a player that i have to convince to move his ass and participate in the damn hockey game. Neither player was particularly effective. Mantha looks A LOT bigger and stronger.
It was just two games. Tough to gather a true overall impression. Charles Hudon was ten times more impressive than either, and considering how old both are for their draft years, I might be tempted to choose Hudon over both, if given the option.
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