Thread: Value of: Jake Gardiner to EDM
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01-25-2013, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by smackdaddy View Post
The same Gardiner that just got sent back to the minors is being compared to Justin Schultz??
On a conditioning stint.

Originally Posted by Tortorella View Post
Because Schultz is easily the better prospect. Compare their respective AHL production, Schultz blows Kadri out the water despite playing defensive hockey. A ridiculous 110+ pt pace. Kadri wasn't even PPG. Also Kadri has a very unsustainable 27% shooting percentage, his production will dip and he will probably be included in trade proposals for other players in I saw maybe 2 weeks or so. Schultz was ranked best prospect in the world according to Craig Button.
Let's keep it relative though; Kadri playing with Leo Komarov and a revolving door, Schultz with RNH, Eberle and Hall..

I'm not gonna compare the two, but keep it in perspective...

Schultz has been as advertised; and offensive defenseman with some work to do on the defensive side, and Kadri has finally started to look like the player the Leafs drafted 7th overall... Aside from the point production, he's been good without the puck and that was his problem..

Both teams are happy with their guy, no need to make a deal .... Toronto and Edmonton are bad trade partners..

Oh, and don't tell people you get your information from Craig Button.

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