Thread: Proposal: Another NYI-ANA Goalie Deal!
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12-09-2013, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by nhlfan9191 View Post
I agree this is a very weak draft and the Islanders make questionable decisions. But Jason Labarbara was a world class AHL goalie and a scrub in the NHL. I'm not at all saying Gibson will turn into a Labarbara but let's see how he does when he gets some action in the NHL before we start saying he's worth a top 5 pick at an NHL draft, regardless of how weak the draft class is.
Oh, I agree, about the value.

But, I don't think it is the same with Gibson and a bazillion other AHL goalies who have been successful at that level. Unlike a Labarbara, Gibson has a history of being a strong prospect that dates back to his junior years. He is on a much steeper trajectory.

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