F Chris Kreider (2009, 19th overall, NY Rangers) II -"What's the big deal," you ask?
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12-31-2012, 07:09 PM
Do The Panic
Join Date: May 2011
Originally Posted by
Based on what other posters have mentioned, it's his
and not his skills that stands out. Anyways, based on descriptions, it sounds like he
Erik Cole or Max Pacioretty, which is fine. For some reason, however, many Rangers fans on other boards (e.g. NHL.com) were pencilling him as the Calder Cup winner.
I don't see why some on here feel the need to defend him tooth and nail as if he were considered a prospect like Huberdeau, Tarasenko, Granlund or Kuznetsov. I've noticed that many of his staunchest defenders aren't defending him against posters claiming he will bust, they're defending him against posters trying to moderate expectations, which indicates they truly believe he's justifiably some elite prospect. Looking at other prospects from around the NHL, I'd have to disagree.
Don't worry JT Miller. You're up next.
I know his shot is very good, his shot is the highlight of his skillset. I never considered him and elite prospect within the conversation of Huberdeau, Tarasenko, Granlund or Kuznetsov. I think it was rag$ fans who were doing that
anyone. I just feel like some people are totally writing him off.
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