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C Cody Glass - Portland Winterhawks, WHL (2017 Draft)

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05-16-2017, 03:54 AM
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I think Hischier, Patrick, Glass, Vilardi and Heiskanen are all pretty equal. They are my top5 and in a tier of their own the way I see it.

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The winterhawks weren't exactly an offensive powerhouse.

Imagine what kind of production Glass will put up next year after a summer of hard training..getting quicker, filling out his 6'2 frame with another 5 lbs of muscle ...wow. Then surround him with a few more offensive type guys for him to play with.
wouldn't be surprised to see 40 goals, 110pts in 70 games.

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05-17-2017, 04:42 PM
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wouldn't be surprised to see 40 goals, 110pts in 70 games.
My guess is he doesn't play 70 games after the world juniors

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05-17-2017, 05:01 PM
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I think Hischier, Patrick, Glass, Vilardi and Heiskanen are all pretty equal. They are my top5 and in a tier of their own the way I see it.
I have the same top 5.

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05-18-2017, 11:25 AM
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I think Hischier, Patrick, Glass, Vilardi and Heiskanen are all pretty equal. They are my top5 and in a tier of their own the way I see it.
I would tend to agree, I don't see any meaningful difference between Hischier and Patrick and Glass/Villardi. Good year to be at #5.

Well, Nico Hischier is the clear best player in this draft for me - but Cody Glass very well may be ahead of Nolan Patrick at this point.

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05-18-2017, 11:35 AM
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I would tend to agree, I don't see any meaningful difference between Hischier and Patrick and Glass/Villardi. Good year to be at #5.

Well, Nico Hischier is the clear best player in this draft for me - but Cody Glass very well may be ahead of Nolan Patrick at this point.
Yeah. I have Hischier #1 as well. Think he's the best player and probably the player that is the most likely to reach elite status. I like Glass a lot and have him ahead of Patrick too, but he's also the most raw player of the five, but his ceiling is really high. Could be a Scheifele type player when it's all said and done, but it will take him some time to get there. Vilardi is a personal favorite of mine, just love his all-around package. He's dynamite in the offensive zone and with his size and puck protection he could be a very valuable player too. They're all pretty interchangeable and it just comes down to who you like or what you like in a player.

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05-18-2017, 11:41 AM
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Yeah. I have Hischier #1 as well. Think he's the best player and probably the player that is the most likely to reach elite status. I like Glass a lot and have him ahead of Patrick too, but he's also the most raw player of the five, but his ceiling is really high. Could be a Scheifele type player when it's all said and done, but it will take him some time to get there. Vilardi is a personal favorite of mine, just love his all-around package. He's dynamite in the offensive zone and with his size and puck protection he could be a very valuable player too. They're all pretty interchangeable and it just comes down to who you like or what you like in a player.
I see Scheifele/Getzlaf/Johansen in Glass. That calibre of centreman - 6'2'' with those puck skills, playmaking, right hand shot. It's fine if it takes him 2 or three years...just the time when Juolevi, Boeser, Demko etc. should be coming into their own as well.

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05-18-2017, 01:08 PM
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I see Scheifele/Getzlaf/Johansen in Glass. That calibre of centreman - 6'2'' with those puck skills, playmaking, right hand shot. It's fine if it takes him 2 or three years...just the time when Juolevi, Boeser, Demko etc. should be coming into their own as well.
Yeah, I definitely see some Getzlaf in his game too. Could be a great player, think he'd be a very good fit in the Western Conference.

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05-18-2017, 02:14 PM
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I love how so many fans of teams other than Philly and New Jersey "now" have Glass or other players ahead of Patrick or Hischier, especially Vancouver fans. Glass may end up being the better player but Patrick is clearly ahead of him at this point in both careers.
Patrick is a year older, not sure you can compare them to each other.

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Patrick is a year older, not sure you can compare them to each other.
6 and 1/2 months...

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I'm a Canucks fan so the rule is I can't get too excited about a certain player because chances are they won't get him. Otherwise, I'm really, really keen on getting this guy!

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6 and 1/2 months...
In hockey circles, Patrick would have played a year ahead of Glass and not playing against each other until Glass joined the WHL and Patrick was already in the league for a year. In hockey circles that is another year of development for Patrick.

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In hockey circles, Patrick would have played a year ahead of Glass and not playing against each other until Glass joined the WHL and Patrick was already in the league for a year. In hockey circles that is another year of development for Patrick.
And not only that, but Glass's recent development in terms of scoring has been much more impressive. If you look at it like this:

Glass:
u17: 27p in 65 gp
u18: 94p in 69gp

Patrick:
u17: 56p in 55gp
u18: 102p in 62gp

You see that while Patrick's u18 season scoring was stronger than Glass's, Glass improved a lot more for that season. And when we consider that Patrick's last season was essentially a miss and wonder how much Glass could improve, it's certainly something to think about.

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Lets all agree on one thing tho.

His name is awful, anti hockey name potential.

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Lets all agree on one thing tho.

His name is awful, anti hockey name potential.
What the hell does this even mean

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What the hell does this even mean
So I guess we don't all agree after all?

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Lets all agree on one thing tho.

His name is awful, anti hockey name potential.
i blame tanner glass

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05-19-2017, 08:59 PM
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i blame tanner glass
or maybe implying he is fragile like glass

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05-21-2017, 01:20 AM
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Good way to put it. I'm a big Glass fan, but he can really prefer to play off the puck in the o-zone, finding holes, which he's excellent at. Off the rush he is great with the puck, but in the zone, he's very give-and-go, making quick trigger plays. He's not someone who really controls play on the puck.

I'm divided myself whether it's a style thing or a physicality thing. Because he's not a dynamic skater either, in quickness or agility (though in stride off the rush he's solid) so he can't just skate around guys to control the play on the puck. So, if he wants to play a more puck dominant game, he needs to play more of a grinding physical game, not afraid to play with guys on him. But right now he just gets knocked off pucks too easily and dishes it off under pressure to do the give-and-go stuff. He's so scrawny right now though, maybe when his body develops he'll feel more comfortable doing this. Or it's just his style.
This is why the Getzlaf comparison should get thrown out the window.

Would you say Glass plays a more soft game?

While Vilardi plays a more power game down low.

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Anyone else think he's got a bit of Jeff Carter in him. Opportunistic around the net , good shot, plays both ways.

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05-21-2017, 10:51 AM
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Jeff Carter is significantly stronger on the puck and more powerful than Glass. I also think Carter's shot is definitely better.

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I think there are a lot of similarities in his game to Paul Stastny. He certainly has the potential to exceed the St Louis version of Stastny but even if he could just match it that's a very good pick in the 5-10 range.

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This is why the Getzlaf comparison should get thrown out the window.

Would you say Glass plays a more soft game?

While Vilardi plays a more power game down low.
Vilardi is certainly better in the slot and around the net. Glass while not the strongest on the puck, still uses his size/length well to avoid stick checks. Getzlaf isn't quite the comparison I'd use, something closer to Johansen IMO.

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