Thread: Player Discussion: Erik Gustafsson (2012-13 season and beyond)
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12-08-2013, 08:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Ryker View Post
OK, but why is it so hard for you guys to abstract the level of play? I really don't get it. The only reason I chose Gelinas is because whenever I see him play I think to myself whether this isn't what we are hoping to get from Gustafsson. And I don't know who else's current play I'd compare him to.
why do we have to abstract level of play in a ridiculously small sample size for a "whats this players ceiling" scenario? from this post it looks like you're wondering if gus's development should be going like eric's, which is an entirely different question. when you ask about a player's full potential, you're projecting that player against another in which there is a consensus of their average level of play over a sizable amount of NHL experience. there is really no other way to explain it.

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