Thread: Sheppard???
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06-25-2006, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by phil macrackin
You guys are all nuts. I've seen Sheppard play 10-15 times and he is going to be a very good NHL player. The reports that put him somewhere below Thornton but above Arnott are bang-on.
He's big, offensive, smart and a great leader. And the knock on his skating is total b.s. His straight-ahead speed is above average and he has very good agility for a big player. He's also very strong on his skates. You'll LOVE Sheppard. He's the total package, plus he's a great kid.
We're not all nuts!
I'm pretty pleased with the pick, myself. I sure like the idea of a big guy with skill.

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