Thread: Value of: Sam Gagner and Ryan Whitney
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12-29-2012, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by CREW99AW View Post
Isles want more then the 47 pts or so that Frans Nielsen brings to the 2nd line.

I think they are looking for Strome or Brock Nelson will develop into a 60 pt 2nd line center.

As for Gagner...I wouldn't be surprised if he racked up assists alongside nail.
Yep - I really like Strome, and think that he'll be a very strong player for the Isles. Edmonton's been drafting "Coke Machines," looking for a player like that, but I'm not sure that they have one in the system. Every team with a smaller centre as the first liner would like a strong 2nd centre who can play, but they're remarkably hard to find. I think that Strome will be one of them.

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