Thread: Prospect Info: Prospect Talk PART VIII
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09-18-2013, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by scott99 View Post
For the first game of the year, everyone is usually rusty. As posted in the game thread, I thought Poulin looked great in the 1st period, not great in the 2nd. Nilsson gave up 2 goals in the first 4 shots I believe, but seemed to settle in after that. And he's much better at rebound control than Poulin. Also takes up a lot of space at 6'5", but is still pretty quick and athletic.
I think Poulin looked better....movement and positionally. Nilsson impressed me with his movement and he had the jitters early on but calmed down, much like Poulin who I always imagined throwing up on the runway earlier in his career.

I dunno....both might stick around. But I think the nod goes to Poulin this year. Reiter I think has a shot, though.....if he shows up big the next week and change. I wouldn't be surprised if the dark horse won the backup after what was said during camp about who was hustling the most.

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