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04-17-2013, 07:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Zil View Post
What are you talking about? They're loaded with young talent. Silfverberg, Zibanejad, Conacher, Cowen, etc. Not to mention vets like Spezza or injured guys like Karlsson. I wish we had all that speed and skill.
I'll give you speed, Spezza, and Karlsson.

Silfverberg and Zibanejad are 60 point guys AT BEST. All I hear is how great they're going to be. I don't see it. They are second liners. Really don't see a lot of difference between them and Hagelin and Kreider, other than MacLean lets his guys play without a dog training collar around their necks.

I wish we had all that speed too, because pressure is much easier with speed. However, I just don't believe speed necessarily = hockey talent.

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