Go Back   HFBoards > General Hockey Discussion > NHL Draft - Prospects
Mobile Hockey's Future Become a Sponsor Site Rules Support Forum vBookie Page 2

NHL Draft - Prospects Discuss hockey prospects from all over the world and the NHL Draft.


Closed Thread
Thread Tools
05-17-2004, 11:59 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 5,175
vCash: 500

Admittedly I've only seen him twice---at the CHL Top Prospects Game and in yesterday's Medicine Hat 3-1 loss to Gatineau in their Mem Cup round robin game...

That's twice now that I have not been impressed by him--true,he did not make glaring mistakes--but neither did he do much to justify why he should go as high as #3 as some have argued.......I'm not even sure he's the best D-man in the draft--if so--then its a weak draft for D-men......

I was not impressed yesterday with his puck-handling/rushing,skating (seemed slow to me) shot (several blocked,nothing "wicked")...lack of aggressive hitting--he just looked invisible out there......I did not see any spark of passion for the game from him...an "off night"? If so,that's twice that I've viewed him--he is no Bouwmeester or Pitkanen---so I just cannot see anything special about him...

hawksfan50 is offline  
05-17-2004, 12:26 PM
Registered User
PSUhockey34's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Austin,TX
Posts: 5,090
vCash: 500
The top picks in every draft year are over analyzed to no end...the fact is that the talent is there but who knows if it will transition outside of the CHL

PSUhockey34 is offline  
05-17-2004, 01:28 PM
The Spaz
Registered User
The Spaz's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: PA
Posts: 343
vCash: 500
I guess your right but you can't argue with 21 goals 44 assists for 65 points in 69 games.

The Spaz is offline  
Closed Thread

Forum Jump


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:28 AM.

monitoring_string = "e4251c93e2ba248d29da988d93bf5144"

vBulletin Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
HFBoards.com is a property of CraveOnline Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC company. 2016 All Rights Reserved.