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02-27-2013, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by StellerEller View Post
Question for those who are in the know moreso than myself about the draft/prospects:

What sort of players (preferably forwards) are available in the later rounds that we could get to mold them into chris neil/shawn thornton type player? A 4th line fighter who can actually play? I mean, there has to be someone out there. I know those players are hard to find, but personally I would love to see the new management go out and find a guy who can fit that role and develop him from scratch. Prust obviously can play that role right now, and I'd have him until he retires if he plays the way that he has for us, but we need a true heavyweight who can play.

Anyone care to help me out?
Not a heavyweight but I really liked Tommy Veilleux when Victoriaville faced the Rockets here in Charlottetown. He was very intense and he seemed to love to hit. He was an aggressive forechecker and "ok" with the puck. He isn't tall but he has a big heart and he is a willing fighter. Maybe a 7th round pick, maybe.

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