" The thing that struck me the most at the NHL combine was the anaerobic test. He got on the bike and it was pretty high intensity. He started and began to have tremors, an epileptic seizure. So he got off the bike and calmed down. Once he felt good enough, he got right back on the bike and did the test. That showed some intestinal fortitude. "
TT: He suffered a few injuries, which slowed his development a little bit. But he was a nice fit in Hamilton, a great personality and a hard player to play against. He must have been one of the least-liked players in the AHL. He likes to make big open-ice hits in the neutral zone. So he was a marked man on a lot of nights.
Wow, probably the most informative article on Timmins/Habs' scouting I've read.
Very interesting that Timmins wonders if we can pick up a player of Pacioretty's ilk...I wonder if he's talking about the combination of raw talent + physical stature...or if he's just holding his cards close to his chest.
I have no problem drafting any position if he thinks he can get a player that can be an impact guy...at 25 if you try to fill holes you might end up reaching for a guy that belongs mid 2nd round or that you don't really believe in.
I'm pretty sure they like a couple of locals in Deschamps and Sauve but will they be the best player there at 25?
Originally Posted by Analyzer
I'm pretty sure he discreetly said we're not bring Korneev over, so he's pretty much never going to play in the NHL, unless some team wants to trade for his rights and give him a spot asap.
Korneev might be worth a spot if you think he can replace Streit and Streit will get big offers elswhere.
Last edited by Beakermania*: 06-16-2008 at 07:51 PM.