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02-12-2013, 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Paul4587 View Post
I haven't seen him play outside of a couple of periods right at the start of the year but realistically could he be as good as McDonald? McDonald was an all star centre for a couple of years who produced at a PPG pace and led a cup winning team in goal scoring. Not to mention he was one of the fastest skaters in the league. Those are very high expectations if people think he's going to be that good.

Also isn't Roy's freshman year the same age McDonald was in his sophmore year?
There's still a transition to the NCAA game from the USHL. Yes he's of Sophomore age. That doesn't take away from what he's doing right now. All I hear are reviews that say he's the best player on the ice when he plays. Will he be McDonald 2.0? Who knows. But McDonald didn't take off as a star right away either. Not sure if anyone expected him to be as good as he is.

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