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2013 NHL Entry Draft Thread | "Don't Be A Moran, Draft Monahan"
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04-16-2013, 09:03 PM
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First, Horvat isn't big. He's listed at 6'0 IIRC, which is only an inch taller than Gagner. Not ideal for the Oil.
Second, Monahan isn't the kind of guy that impresses in an all-star game. He's not flashy, but a consistent, 2-way player who does little things like steadily winning draws. He's also 6'2 and plays a power forward's game from all accounts.
A Nuge-Monahan 1-2 punch down the middle is a dream come true. Both deliver good offense, take care of their own end, and make everyone around them better.
Horvat plays a completely different game than Gagner. He's extremely strong on his skates. Couture is 6 feet, O'Reilly is 6 feet. You're talking about the same kind of player here, I have no problem saying or predicting that. Horvat plays a full complete centre game that is hard as hell on the puck "from all accounts." Discounting him because he is 6' might be the biggest mistake you can make.
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