Wild future vs. Oilers future
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12-04-2012, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by
The Wild's future has way more uncertainty. Granlund, Brodin, Coyle, Dumba, Larsson, etc.. are just prospects right now. Hall, Nugent-Hopkins and Eberle have already established themselves as top caliber players. Yakupov is likely to do so considering most 1st overall picks these days don't flop.
If Minnesota's prospects develop like we all project them too, that team will be a force. Especially considering Parise, Suter and Koivu will be there along with them.
For the sake of comparison in the future;
Yakupov > Granlund
Schultz > Dumba
Klefbom = Brodin
Hartikainen < Coyle
Lander = Larsson
Nugent-Hopkins > Koivu
Eberle = Parise
Then the Wild have Suter, we have Hall. Can't exactly compare them.
I just think the Oilers core is far more of a sure thing, and I don't exactly agree with the depth statements being thrown around.
I absolutely hate this. Well, we are talking about teams, better compare individual players. Completely asinine. Yea, players are the make up of the team. But its how they are used. Obviously, you guys aren't using them correctly if you have so many top picks in a row. And obviously, we aren't much better. But we've been, a little, better. But its no sense in comparing these players when its team game. How often are you going to see Schultz pull and end to end rush and come up to face Dumba as the only defender left?
If you can' agree that the Wild has more depth than the Oilers, then you are a homer. At least a good portion of the Oiler fans in this thread realize it.
Originally Posted by
I am the Liquor
Not if you include Hopkins, Hall, Eberle it isnt. Nice try though. Those players are proven producers in the nhl. What "Wild" prospects can you say that about?
Dont count your chickens son.
How can they be a prospect if they are proven producers in the nhl?
Find your reasoning son.
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