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09-26-2006, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by 417 View Post
Exactly...if it's between Ferland vs. Downey, it's not even close...Downey rarely fights anymore, while Ferland brings the same physical element + better hands and the ability to play on special teams (PK, and maybe even some time in front of the net on the PP) Ferland isn't unlike what Chris Neil has become.
I really believe it will be 'cause Kosty should be send to Hamilton being the first call-up. Lats will make it, Perez is in, Murray definately has an edge over Ferland and Downey so last spot belongs to one of the last 2.

I also believe Ferland has a much better hockey sense as well. I remember a goal last year in front of the net when not only was he in front of the net, ready to pay the price, but positioned himself perfectly to receive a pass, something I don't think we will witness Downey doing. That Bonk-Bégin-Ferland could be a nice, energetic but will have some scoring chances as well.

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