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11-02-2012, 09:28 PM
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The dark horses?

We spend a lot of time talking about our top prospects. Which of our lesser discussed prospects do you see as having the potential to break onto the sens and never look back?

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11-02-2012, 09:34 PM
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Derek Grant as a bottom-6er.

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11-02-2012, 09:41 PM
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I see Benoit as maybe cracking as a journeyman over guys like weir or boro

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Sorry. Wrong type of horse.

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Cannone - top 6 forward with great 2-way playmaking ability.

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Jessiman looked pretty good today too. Maybe a candidate.

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11-02-2012, 10:55 PM
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Sorry. Wrong type of horse.
Copyright infringement. See you in court.

Stone.

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Copyright infringement. See you in court.

Stone.
Mark Stone isn't a darkhorse

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I'm telling you, it's DaCosta.

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Copyright infringement. See you in court.

Stone.
When is the court date?

Right after you settle with Dwayne Jonhson or after the hearing for your Homer avatar?

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Shane Prince. Think he's going to be a solid 2nd liner for the team for yrs. to come.

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Cannone - top 6 forward with great 2-way playmaking ability.
Don't see the great 2-way play yet, but he is a solid performer.


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I'm telling you, it's DaCosta.
DaCosta is going to have to show a lot more to even get a sniff of the NHL with the Sens.

Currently DaCosta is probably ranked 9th, based on recent performance, on the depth chart for centers.

Spezza, Turris, Smith, O'Brien, Cannone, Pageau, Grant, and Zibby (notwithstanding current LW trial conversion) are currently ahead of him IMO.


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11-03-2012, 10:26 AM
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Dark Horse:
1. Dzuirzynski
2. Grant
3. Gryba
4. Blood
5. Schneider
6. Boroweicki

Most Likely:
1. Lehner
2. Zibanejad
3. Stone
4. Silfverberg
5. Hoffman
6. Wiercioch

Less Likely:
1. Prince
2. Petersson
3. Pageau
4. Da Costa
5. Cannone
6. Claesson
7. Benoit
8. Jessiman
9. Kramer

Unlikely:
1. Caporusso
2. Hamilton
3. Wideman
4. Cowick
5. Downing
6. Eckford

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This thread is Pageau.

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Dark Horse:
1. Dzuirzynski
2. Grant
3. Gryba
4. Blood
5. Schneider
6. Boroweicki

Most Likely:
1. Lehner
2. Zibanejad
3. Stone
4. Silfverberg
5. Hoffman
6. Wiercioch

Less Likely:
1. Prince
2. Petersson
3. Pageau
4. Da Costa
5. Cannone
6. Claesson
7. Benoit
8. Jessiman
9. Kramer

Unlikely:
1. Caporusso
2. Hamilton
3. Wideman
4. Cowick
5. Downing
6. Eckford
Is it just me or does anyone else have their eyes glaze over when they run into a small (bad) vs big (good) post that is obviously posted by aragorn?

Just wondering.

If Shane Prince qualifies, I'd go with him.

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11-03-2012, 12:48 PM
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Is Cannone having a good year so far? His name is coming up a lot more than I was expecting here.

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11-03-2012, 12:53 PM
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I see Prince doing well in the future.

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Dark Horse:
1. Dzuirzynski
2. Grant
3. Gryba
4. Blood
5. Schneider
6. Boroweicki

Most Likely:
1. Lehner
2. Zibanejad
3. Stone
4. Silfverberg
5. Hoffman
6. Wiercioch

Less Likely:
1. Prince
2. Petersson
3. Pageau
4. Da Costa
5. Cannone
6. Claesson
7. Benoit
8. Jessiman
9. Kramer

Unlikely:
1. Caporusso
2. Hamilton
3. Wideman
4. Cowick
5. Downing
6. Eckford
It's interesting seeing a list like this, given that the sens really only have maybe 1-2 spots to fill in any given season, and there are always 5-10 more guys coming in through the draft every single year.

Almost every prospect is a dark horse in the sense that they've got 20 or so other guys to beat out and not a lot of time to improve.

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11-03-2012, 01:17 PM
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Dzingel, because his last name is mine with a D in front



Mark Stone isn't a darkhorse
I consider his skating to determine that factor.
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When is the court date?

Right after you settle with Dwayne Jonhson or after the hearing for your Homer avatar?
July 28th 2023

Yes, absolutely!

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11-03-2012, 01:19 PM
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DaCosta is going to have to show a lot more to even get a sniff of the NHL with the Sens.

Currently DaCosta is probably ranked 9th, based on recent performance, on the depth chart for centers.

Spezza, Turris, Smith, O'Brien, Cannone, Pageau, Grant, and Zibby (notwithstanding current LW trial conversion) are currently ahead of him IMO.
Lol, no. DaCosta's 5th. I don't know how he's that low on your list with the better proven track-record he has compared to the others.

The steal and set-up last night for the winner is an NHL IQ move. He has more attributes that are NHL ready than the rest of those players you mentioned.

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