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11-12-2012, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by ReginKarlssonLehner View Post
Very true, I'm not as solid on the forward prospects as I am the defenders. Karlsson/Cowen/Ceci will be extremely special.

Silfverberg/Zibanejad look very promising but not as proven as Karlsson/Cowen.
NHL is a very tough league with extremely good goaltenders and very tight defensive systems. It's getting hard develop pure top-6 forwards because 50 pts and + is hard to reach now (for example, if we say that top-6 forwards are players that score 50 pts and more consistently)


I'd say our future on defense/goaltending looks extremely bright

We have a bunch of good forwards prospects with various ceilings (many have 1st/2nd line potential) but I'd say without hesitation that our defense is ahead in terms of development... Not a surprise, Murray started to build from the net out 4 years ago

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