Thread: Prospect Info: Wjc 2012
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12-26-2012, 04:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Exit Dose View Post
He's an incredibly smart and physically dominant defensive player. He was probably drafted slightly earlier than he should have been, but other than that he's an incredible prospect. He was untouchable in the SSS.
I guess it would've made more sense if I had said I still don't see what justified being picked so high. Lindholm, Rielly, Trouba, Dumba have all been more impressive this year. Yes I can see that he's a smart kid...physically dominant? Ehh. Still haven't seen it yet. Maybe I'm catching Oil King games on his off days or something, but he has a big body and what irks me about him is he doesn't use it for anything other than shielding the puck the way you expect a big board cycle forward to. That's not a bad thing, but I have yet to see him dominate in any way shape or form.

Morgan Rielly looks impressive. Good head on his shoulders.

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