Thread: Player Discussion: Luke Schenn
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11-03-2013, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by zarley zelepukin View Post
I'm not even sure how anyone could think that. How could you not care what their upside is when we're talking about young players? Every impact player in the came started out as a young player with "upside".
A guy can have all the potential in the world. If he never gets to play up to that potential, but is getting outplayed by guys with supposedly lower upside, I'd take those guys over him any day. That doesn't mean that I'm only looking at current and past performance when evaluating players, I'm just saying in general. At a certain point you just have to make a judgement call, whether you think a player will actually reach their "potential" (funny word, that) or not.

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