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11-14-2012, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by NewHabsEra View Post
I think calling Beaulieu a safe pick at this point is an overstatement.. He started the year nicely but I think it was more on the adrenaline to make a good first impression cause lately he has been quite brutal.. As I said numerous times, he has to get stronger and work on the fundamentals of the game, will have to take the next off season seriously and builk up a huge deal.. Typical case of a kid thinking talent alone is enough to play in the big league.. We are lucky the new management hired Brisebois and Lapointe to work with the kids, Beaulieu is a one that should benefit alot from this..
Well, prospects are pretty much never surefire but I would put my money on a guy like Beaulieu, who has the whole package to become a legit NHLer, rather than on guys who thrive in junior or in the AHL, but who are "good not not great" in every aspect of their game. A guy like Palushaj is a fine player, but you just feel that he's either not fast enough, not strong enough, not intense enough, or that he doesn't have a good enough shot find his spot in the big leagues.

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