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01-02-2014, 12:34 AM
Join Date: Oct 2011
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I have been reading these boards a bit because I have been following several CBJ prospects (JAM, Savard, Chaput, etc.) and noticed that the opinion of the staff regarding Savard's ultimate upside and the posters opinion of him vary greatly. For a player that has done nothing but score at every level he has played, including the NHL level in a brief stint,
it seems odd that the fans aren't incredibly excited about his upside as compared to say Tim Erixon, who isn't scoring at the same pace that Savard has in the A.
What about Savard's game has soured the Columbus fanbase about his future, some even having him out of their personal top 7-10 prospects for the Jackets?
There may be some investment in "winning" the trade with the NYR that brought Erixon here (esp. in relation to the other trade with the NYR, that sent John Moore there). A significant piece in a blockbuster trade has more, how you say?, cachet, than a homegrown guy?
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