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04-10-2013, 07:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr Forever View Post
Zharkov is a lot like Marincin, in that he's a big body with some great raw skills, but he's a boom bust kind of prospect. In all honesty, his ceiling could be as a second line scorer, but he could also amount to nothing at all. I think he makes it to the NHL one day based on his skills and his size. Will he become a regular? Who knows. He's got a ton of potential.
I don't disagree with what you say but I will point out that the "but he could also amount to nothing at all" pretty much applies to 85% of the players taken in the draft. I may even be overly generous in this respect. Basically any player outside of the top 10 or so has a reasonable chance of amounting to nothing. By the third round the probabilty is very high.

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