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01-29-2013, 08:05 AM
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Psuhockey
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Originally Posted by JohnnyOnTheSpot View Post
I actually completely agree with this post. When Giroux was a wee one you could see it. Same with Cooter. I simply haven't seen it with Schenn. He's never really stood out to me offensively and has never made me say "Wow, this kid is going to be something."

I consider myself good at being unbiased when trying to look at players objectively and just go with my gut, which is based on what I see. I want Schenn to be great, he just hasn't shown me anything really yet.
Schenn will never be a "wow" player even if he hits his peak ability. I think the best comparison would be Shane Doan. He didnt break out until his 5th year. Look at Shane Doan statistics:
Rookie Season : 74 games played 7 goals 17pts
2nd season : 63 gp 4 gls 12 pts
3rd season: 33 gp 5 gls 11 pts
4th season : 79 gp 6 gls 22 pts
5th season : 81 gp 26 gls 51pts
He has only scored less than 20 goals once (18) in the 12 years since. Point being is that patient is needed.

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