12/13 Draft Thread: The top 5 sucks, late first-round picks rule.
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04-18-2013, 11:03 AM
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Ayup. I don't really know why his points slipped this year, but his scoring ability remains among the best in the draft. He actually reminds me quite a bit of our very own Phil Kessel. Not a defensive bone in his body and he'll never play a physical game, but for sheer offensive potential, I put him second only behind Drouin this year.
A big part of Kessel's game is skating. Kessel is one of the fastest and fluid skaters in the league, Shinkurak on the other hand is not a very good skater.
He does remind me a bit of Kessel but I don't think he'll be even half as good unless his skating improves dramatically.
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