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2013 Habs Board Prospect Rankings #8
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07-08-2013, 08:07 PM
Join Date: Sep 2006
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really? the fact that he has actually played an nhl game. mccarron, hudon and de la rose may never make it. they might but at this point u know what u have with leblanc. u don't with the other three. next yr at this time COULD be different. ppl r pushing leblanc aside because he didn't put up point. having a shoulder injury really hurts your chance at putting points up. ppl sitting on the couch don't realize that cause they never move.
Just because he played NHL games does not mean that he is a surefire top prospect that should rank 5th out of our pool. There's a lot of guys in it that have a higher upside than Leblanc and are younger, naturally they will take precedence in a poll over a guy who has a sophomore in the AHL should have done more to help his team.
We know that we have a skinny bean pole kid who has yet to differentiate himself from his peers with any skill. A guy who, despite the injuries in the play-offs, did not make his way into the line-up over a guy like Blunden.
Leblanc didn't have a shoulder injury last year, he had an ankle sprain, that's fine, but that's only an excuse for so long. As for the personal attack on the posters voting, I think that really hurts the credibility of your argument.
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