Thread: Value of: Zack Kassian
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09-23-2013, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by NugentHopkinsfan View Post
The only time Bertuzzi was worth his baggage and attitude was when he was putting up 70+ points.
What was Bertuzzi's production like without Morrison and Naslund? I think he got hot around the right time for that line, after that, he came back down to what he was, 3rd liner production.

Kassian will have a Taylor Pyatt type career. Loads of potential, not even remotely enough hockey IQ to put it all together. Kassian's DNA has too much derp to be successful.

I like how people keep bringing up age, yeah he's 22, but that doesn't mean he can or will put it all together. He's his own worst enemy. You want to hope for the best for good people, but good god, are people seriously that clueless when it comes to this kid?

Charged with assault, intent to injure, 20 game suspension...all before the NHL. Then he fails to live up to any potential he has, is given opportunities to succeed but he still doesn't "get it" that he needs to smarten up.

Forget his potential, he has a lot of baggage that comes with him, people that whine about "Why would any one employ Matt Cooke" and then turn around and like this kid...pot meet kettle.

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