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11-14-2012, 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
But besides having heard/read other people making such statements, why is it that you think Drouin is a "playmaker" and not a "sniper"? Drouin might have the talent to be better/more proficient than Kessel in the passing department if he has to focus primarily on that at the next level, but it won't be the best application of his skills, imo. If he's dishing more pucks to other people, instead of the other way around, there better be a very deserving trigger man on the other end, that's all I'll say.
What are you talking about? Drouin's shot is nothing to write home about. Most of his goals are not snipes. Kessel's shot is his bread and butter. Drouin best skill is his passing and vision. He does not look to shoot nearly as much as Kessel. It's really not hard to understand why Drouin does not compare well to Kessel.

If we're looking for a Kessel comparison, Shinkaruk is much, much better. As has been mentioned by other people.

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