RD Ryan Pulock (2013, 15th, NYI)
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12-16-2012, 01:25 AM
Join Date: Apr 2010
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I am close to putting him 2nd on my WHL list behind Jones, but ahead of both Shinkaruk and Lazar.
I would without a doubt. Shinkaruk, although very effective at this level, will have problems adjusting imo. Lacks the speed and strength. I mean he has a wicked shot and offensive instincts but I think it will be hard for him to make space for himself in the next level. Obviously he is not a physical specimen and his skating, although quick, lacks a seperation gear. Sure he can get significantly faster and stronger (and better defensively) but that is a lot to ask for in a prospect. He will probably accomplish 2/3 of those things, but not 3/3.
Pulock is as effective as shinkaruk offensively (when comparing positions), but is bigger, faster and better defensively (again when comparing positions). The only things I would have pulock improve on physically is his explosiveness, and on ice his willingness to initiate contact.
Lazar is below both (isnt showing the high end skill atm).
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