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05-02-2013, 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Jack de la Hoya View Post
Isn't Shinkaruk more Patrick Kane-lite than Claude Giroux-lite? I thought he was more of a finisher than a playmaker.

I think you only trade up when you believe a truly special sort of talent is available that you absolutely need to have, or when a guy just perfectly addresses a pressing organizational need. I just don't see Shinkaruk fitting into either one of those categories, though I wouldn't fault the Flyers for taking him if he falls into their laps.
If that is the case, don't you think that skill set benefits a playmaker like couturier. BTW kane is a great playmaker and finisher. Only Crosby imo rivals him in the ability to do both.

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