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03-21-2013, 08:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Tampa Bay Trio View Post
I'm really not surprised that he's not a can't miss prospect. There's not many that go completely unnoticed by every NHL GM in their draft eligibility years. Sustr is what he is - a big defenseman who was signed for nothing, that has good offensive potential who will have to refine his game and learn how to use his size effectively. He's a decent skater for his size, not fast like Hedman but there are very few at his size who can match his speed.
Based on how HF ranks us he'd be a 4.5 D

Really, I think he COULD be a basically what we had hoped Aulie would be (but isn't and doesn't look like he'll reach) - a guy that can be a #4 defender that you can use for ES/PK time and maybe PP once in a while. Maybe more, i'm sure depending on whos scouting him. The thing he has going for him is obviously his giant reach and smarts, and hes not a big risk taker. I wouldn't say its easy to look good at the NCAA level all the time, but he came close to doing it. Always seemed to be in the right place and makes good passes.

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