Thread: Confirmed with Link: [NYR/MTL] Christian Thomas for Danny Kristo
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07-09-2013, 09:09 PM
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Originally Posted by ColonialsHockey10 View Post
Very meh on this trade.

I'm sure it's been mentioned about 50x in this thread, but I despised his game at the WJC. Yeah, the selfishness was annoying, but the way he played just didn't look like it would transition to the NHL with much ease. I'm sure he's done some significant developing since then though, so who knows.

Really one of those trades where I'm just going to have to wait and see. Kristo has played less professional hockey then Thomas, so one of the few posts I read that said he's more NHL ready might not be completely correct.
Well, Kristo is older. He played 4 years at UND. He's also bigger than Thomas. Both of those probably factor into the idea that he's closer to being ready.

As far as the selfishness goes, posters who watched him at UND said that he improved a lot in that area. He can't be worse than No-Pass-Nash

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