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04-15-2014, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by kernkraft View Post
I'm very surprised that he's that highly rated. I know it's not failproof but hockeysfuture had him 11th on our last top 20. Now people are talking about him being our best prospect?

He does have a style which translates into the NHL (big, fast, work ethic) but I'm not convinced about his skill level.
I think most people stay realistic about his potential: 3rd liner, at best 2nd line.

I think he is highly regarded because, as you said, his style of play makes him pretty much a sure bet to become a NHL'er and his size and skating combined with that style of play suggests he is close to the NHL.

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