Thread: Confirmed with Link: Travis Ewanyk Signed to 3-Year ELC
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03-22-2013, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by monkeywrench View Post
He is a lot better of a player then the ones you mention that I have high lighted. H emost likely will turn into a Meon typer of player but a better skater. He is the type of player you want in on your team when it comes to playoff time. He also plays against the other teams best lines that is why he doesnt score as much as you would hope him to.
People have to remember that the Oil Kings are a stacked team and because of that he doesnt get as much ice time or PP time. If he was on any other team he would be for certain a second line center and getting that regular shift on the PP and more faceoffs down in the offensive zone.

Ewanyk is by far a better prospect than Bigos. Bigos is mean and everything, but I believe he will be to slow for the NHL.
I don't deny he has speed and can skate circles around any of the guys I listed. I'm only going by his scoring and he just hasn't ever shown he can contribute. And yes I realize scoring isn't everything, but it is the most important thing by a country mile. And you have to admit that you must have some scoring to be able to play in the NHL. Unless he just isn't showing his offensive prowess I just don't see it happening.

But again, I hope I'm wrong, I would love for him to turn into a hard hitting 55% FO centre who can pot 15 goals and 15 assists. I'm just not betting on that happening.

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