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What prospects are you starting to lose faith in

View Poll Results: What prospects are you starting to LOSE faith in
Paajarvi, Magnus 42 26.92%
VandeVelde, Chris 45 28.85%
Plante, Alex 107 68.59%
Teubert, Colten 38 24.36%
Fedun, Taylor 16 10.26%
Arcobello, Mark 45 28.85%
Pitlick, Tyler 15 9.62%
Hamilton, Curtis 61 39.10%
Lander, Anton 39 25.00%
Martindale, Ryan 27 17.31%
Marincin, Martin 1 0.64%
Rajala, Toni 82 52.56%
Roy, Olivier 7 4.49%
Bunz, Tyler 2 1.28%
Davidson, Brandon 20 12.82%
Abney, Cameron 69 44.23%
Cornet, Philippe 67 42.95%
Tyrvainen, Antti 36 23.08%
Pelss, Kristians 18 11.54%
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10-30-2012, 09:35 PM
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What prospects are you starting to lose faith in

We have lots and lots of kids running around

but what prospects are you starting to lose faith in

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Sam Gagner.
no longer a prospect--but not shocked he was mentioned

for some fun perspective

Gagner is 23 now with career totals

366games--77goals--143assists--220pts--180pms -42

another center who came in as a 20 year old here are his stats after 4 years
318 games--44goals--102assits--146pts--144pms--+39

Gagner and this guy play the same type of game according to some

the latter center is always one of the first guys taken now in fantasy drafts

Just to add some perspective--The lockout turned this guys career around and it might happen to Gagner as well

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Alexei Mikhnov... im starting to think he won't come back from russia.

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no longer a prospect--but not shocked he was mentioned

for some fun perspective

Gagner is 23 now with career totals

366games--77goals--143assists--220pts--180pms -42

another center who came in as a 20 year old here are his stats after 4 years
318 games--44goals--102assits--146pts--144pms--+39

Gagner and this guy play the same type of game according to some

the latter center is always one of the first guys taken now in fantasy drafts

Just to add some perspective--The lockout turned this guys career around and it might happen to Gagner as well
Maybe...but Sam doesn't have a twin sister

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I went with Hamilton.

Plante, Rajala, and Cornet are way past "starting to" for me.

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But in all seriousness, Hamilton.

Plante - Thought he was going to be a career AHLer a long time ago
Teubert - #6/7 tough dman in the NHL at best
Rajala - Expected him to be boom/bust

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I went with plante pitlick vv abney cornet Rajala and tyrvainene

And there is a couple more i could've picked too this is a long list of prospects a better question is who do we still think will make it to the nhl because i don't see alot of these guys making it

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Alexei Mikhnov... im starting to think he won't come back from russia.
I lol'd

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I went with Hamilton.

Plante, Rajala, and Cornet are way past "starting to" for me.
Don't forget Cam Abney. Ill agree with you that Hamilton is starting to concern me considering how much faith and potential I saw in his game during his junior years. Ill admit Lander has heightened my sense as well. I certainly hoped for a lot more offence out of him.

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Sam Sedin
You mean Samiel Sedin...

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This is Gagner's last year to prove he can hold it down as the team's 2nd line C for me.

Still have hope for pretty much everyone under 21.

Never had much hope for Teubert, Plante, etc.

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Don't forget Cam Abney. Ill agree with you that Hamilton is starting to concern me considering how much faith and potential I saw in his game during his junior years. Ill admit Lander has heightened my sense as well. I certainly hoped for a lot more offence out of him.
I don't mind Abney right now.

He's progressing decently and doing a good job of becoming what he was drafted to be.

You can't really blame him for not living up to being a 3rd round pick. That's the scouting department's fault, not his.

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I don't mind Abney right now.

He's progressing decently and doing a good job of becoming what he was drafted to be.

You can't really blame him for not living up to being a 3rd round pick. That's the scouting department's fault, not his.
You have a good point on selecting him too high in the league priority process but as a team he was a priority and they took him. Either way he has still been underwhelming to me. In the same sense he has moved up a tier this year. I don't blame him, I just don't have high hopes and my faith has somehow slipped from the level of liking him as a scrapper to not caring for him much at all.

Hamilton deserved a year at the ECHL level but after seeing his CHL pedigree it seemed impossible for him to belong especially with his a ability as displayed in his development to perfect a bottom six or defensive game forst while having the hands and head around the net to put up points also. One thing that is similar that I will mention is that he has been injured at both levels shortly after entering the league and in the prior example overcame it very well. Now with the lenience that he is coming off of an injury which can play a part mentally I'm hoping to see the same sequence in evolution return. Time will tell.

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no longer a prospect--but not shocked he was mentioned

for some fun perspective

Gagner is 23 now with career totals

366games--77goals--143assists--220pts--180pms -42

another center who came in as a 20 year old here are his stats after 4 years
318 games--44goals--102assits--146pts--144pms--+39

Gagner and this guy play the same type of game according to some

the latter center is always one of the first guys taken now in fantasy drafts

Just to add some perspective--The lockout turned this guys career around and it might happen to Gagner as well
what in the ... are you comparing gagner to henrik sedin?

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Curtis Hamilton, and it's not even close.

Biggest disappointment, for me.

Tyler Pitlick is second; Toni Rajala; Anton Lander and Magnus Paajarvi concern me as well.

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what in the ... are you comparing gagner to henrik sedin?
crunch the numbers and the style of play early in their careers there is not much difference. For those who were around, the Sedins came back after the last lock out world killers

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crunch the numbers and the style of play early in their careers there is not much difference. For those who were around, the Sedins came back after the last lock out world killers
Awesome, so when Gagner creates an identical twin for himself that is a better goal scorer, IMO he'll be half way there.

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