Thread: Confirmed with Link: Habs sign Fournier
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07-11-2013, 10:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Ohashi_Jouzu View Post
Don't be fooled. If anyone thought Fournier would be exactly as good as he is right now, someone would have drafted him back when he was 18. He has proven and improved a LOT in the relatively short time since he first became an overage draft-eligible, but he has been a character player the whole way.
He was a big time prospect at 15, but fell in the draft because he broke his leg late in the year. He missed a big chunk of his 16 year old season so it basically set him back a year. I wanted him drafted/signed at 19 as he put up 32-33-65 in 64 games with 96 PIMs.

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