Discussion in 'NHL Draft - Prospects' started by no Gino, Jul 24, 2006.
Should make for three good scrimmages
Steve Downie - DÃ©rick Brassard - Guillaume Latendresse
Claude Giroux - Tom Pyatt - Ryan Russell
Codey Burki - Ryan Oâ€™Marra - Kenndal McArdle
Cody Bass - Jordan Staal - Darren Helm
Marc Staal - Ryan Parent
Kris Russell - Cody Franson
Karl Alzner - John de Gray
Patrick McNeill - Marc-Ã‰douard Vlasic.
out: Leland Irving(injury)
Daniel Bertram - Andrew Cogliano - James Sheppard
Brad Marchand - Jonathan Toews - Chris Stewart
James Neal - Justin Azevedo - Marc-AndrÃ© Cliche
Zach Hamill - Bryan Little - Daniel Ryder
Luc Bourdon - Kristopher Letang
Marc-AndrÃ© Gragnani - Ben Shutron
Ty Wishart - Dustin Kohn
Keaton Ellerby - Scott Jackson
Lets hear some predictions
Team Red. I like them from the net out.
just a quick scan of the teams,, but looks like more of the offensive players are on team white, while more of the checkers are on team red.
I agree with you there. But from the net out red looks strong.
I expect Luc Bourdon to absolutely steal the show.
Potential nickname- "The Twins" ala DeVito-Schwartznegger
And as a Predators fan, I expect Ryan Parent and Cody Franson to PWN n00bz!
As a caps fan I expect macNeil to wow you all
This is fun! Who's next? We've gotten Canucks, Preds and Caps out of the way... I see a lot of openings! Come on, you bad fans! Step up!
I fully expect Price and Latendresse to dominate this camp.
oh wait, they're on different teams
Just thought I should rep the Oil.
I fully expect Marc Staal, Tom Pyatt, Ryan Russell and Marc Andre' Cliche to absolutely steal the show.
I fully expect them to get BOURD-OWNED!
Anyhoo, I like team RED on the whole, simply because the D\tending looks pretty sick. Fun to see how it all plays out.
Well thats obvious....Staal-Parent = Godlike. I predict 0GA in all 3 games while these 2 are running the show back there
Why don't we just send two teams to the WJC ?
Claude Giroux and Tom Pyatt must have the most grit per pound in this camp...
Cody Bass will destroy all...while being responsible defensively!
As a Sioux fan, Toews will lead the tournament in scoring
D. Brass going to light 'em up!
I hope MacNeill makes it and gets time (unlike Pokulok last year). I've heard so much about him and I want to get a chance to see it in action? He was drafted in the 5th round, is he the latest drafted member in camp?
Can't wait to see if the Staal-Parent combo can be that deadily in other international tournaments such as the olympics. Man Canada will be unbeatable.
I was at the late practices yesterday and while I'm hardly the greatest judge of talent I was very impressed with the line of Sheppard, Cogliano, and Bertram. Seemed to have the best chemisty of all the lines. Carey Price was the best goalie, although I really only got a good look at him and Plante. Bourdon and Letang were the best pairing on defence they didn't seem to miss a beat with each other even though they haven't played together since last Christmas. On a whole I was very impressed with Ryan O'Marra, defensively and offensively, he was all over the place. As was Ryan Parent who was by far the best defencemen in my opinion and Brassard's skating impressed me as he was one of the fastest skaters out there.
The not so good was that it was obvious with a lot of them that they hadn't skated much with it being summer and all. I don't know much about Bryan Little having never seen him live before, but he stood out most in this regard. It seemed that he was struggling to keep up with Ryder and Hamill. Claude Giroux wasn't very good either, he wasn't seeing the ice so well or something cause he not only ran into other players on at least three occasions, but at least twice tried to pass the puck and missed the intended player completely. Tyler Plante wasn't so good, although he got a little stronger as the practice went on. Overall, no one really stood out as being terrible, but I was suprised that I didn't notice either Staal, good or bad. The same thing goes for Latendresse, who impressed me at last year's camp, but it was only the second day. I plan on going to all three intersquad games, so hopefully by then the players will be in a better groove or whatever and it will be easier to get a read on them.
I have to go with Team Red as well. Seems like they have more grit with a good mix of offense. Canada should just send two teams to the WJC