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01-20-2007, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Broadway Kessel View Post
He's been tearing up the AHL. He wasn't known as a scorer in juniors, and he wasn't drafted as a scorer, either. He was drafted as a third-line grinder. I haven't seen him play next to the short stint he had in New York.

I want to know from those who have seen him, is his scoring prowess going to translate to the pro's? Can he be a 25-30 goal scorer in the NHL? Or is he just a guy that is going to just be an AHL star and have his offense fizzle out once he hits the pro's? I know he has more facets to his game than scoring, but I want to know if he can be a second-liner in the future, a guy who can put up 50-70 points and 20-30 goals a season. Or if he's going to be a very good thrid-liner, as expected.
possible 2nd line player, more likely a 3rd line player. and actually after we drafted him and he went back to juniors for his over age year he actually gained that touch.

i think he is capable of 20-25 goals - 30-40 assists

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