Thread: Value of: Couturier
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02-21-2013, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by PayItForward View Post
Lol, I'm not assuming Flyer fans are calling him a future superstar as I've seen them say it many times.
Then they are wrong. There are maybe 5-8 superstars in this league currently.

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I don't think Couturier is offensively talented as them, that's the point. I think RNH and Huberdeau have higher offensive ceilings. I also think RNH can be a good defensive forward.

That's like saying Jordan Staal is a better player than Backstrom because he came in and played a ton of SH TOI in his rookie and sophomore seasons.
That can be your opinion. RNH is insane, almost Giroux-esque in some regards. Even then, I wouldn't consider Giroux a 90-point player. I'd consider him a PPG player if not a little better.

Likewise, I think Huberdea, Strome, and Couturier have PPG ceilings, but like Richards and Carter and so many others, who knows how consistent that is.

You overrate his draft class, just like everyone else.

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