Thread: Prospect Info: Prospect Talk PART V
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01-09-2013, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by StumpNYI View Post
You know what I like about that Strome goal? He lifted the damn puck. It wasn't on his stick very long at all and he knew exactly what to do with it in a very tight space. How often do the NHL forwards on our team just jam the puck into the goalies pads. Strome has finish and a goal scorers instinct. We are severely lacking that outside of Tavares and Moulson among our forwards. Love it.
The best part about Strome(if he wins a spot) is what he could do for guys like Bailey and Okposo. Having a guy as talented as Strome playing between those two could really spark them offensively. I expect to see Boyes get a shot on the top line(then Nino if Boyes fails), leaving Bailey and KO on line two. The potential for a quality top-6 lies in the hands of Strome, IMO. The trickle-down effect would be tremendous as well, considering that would bump Nielsen to the 3rd line to center Grabner and one of Ullstrom/Nino/Joensuu.

It's almost crazy, but if Strome makes the team and is successful in year one we should have one of the deepest top-9's in the league.

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