Leafs prospects

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  1. SnipeCheeseAllDay

    SnipeCheeseAllDay Registered User

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    In order, who are the Leafs' best prospects?

    My order:
    Stralman
    Pogge
    Kulemin
    Tlusty
    Williams
    Earl

    Who else am I forgetting?
     
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    Stralman (purely based on the hype I've read.)
    Pogge
    Tlusty
    Kulemin
    Williams
     
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    kulemin
    stralman
    pogge
    tlusty
    earl
    williams
     
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    Forgetting ? No one really and a couple of guys on that list are pretty suspect.
    Sad really and to think this years second rounder was given away to win a couple of face-offs that don't seem to mean a whole lot now.
     
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    It was actually next years second rounder. Thats better, meaning we have time to get it back.

    Its nice to see the Leafs finally have a great prospect pool.

    Stralman
    Tlusty
    Pogge
    Kulemin
    Willimas
    Earl
     
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    Perfect except swith Williams and Earl
     
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    Stralman
    Kulemin
    Pogge
    Tlusty
    Willliams
     
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    Tlusty
    Stralman
    Kulemin
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    There, I fixed it for you.
     
  10. Um, we don't.
     
  11. mooseOAK*

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    Um, we do.
     
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    i wouldnt call it great. its decent, but not great.
     
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    Pogge
    Strahlman
    Tlusty
    Kulemin
    Earl
    Williams

    Thats how i see it...
     
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    Yeah. Atleast so far it is unproven. It sure has potential to be very good, though.

    Now to your question. Based on potential alone, Toronto's top prospect is Anton Stralman. There are so many good things we've heard about him that we're compelled to consider him a blue-chip prospect. But people will be skepticle because he was a 7th round selection. All is well on the Toronto fan, we're trying to develop the same feeling like we did when we had a very exciting prospect in the past .. (Carlo Colaiacovo)
     
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    IMO:

    Pogge
    Stralman
    Tlusty/Kulemin
    Kulemin/Tlusty
    Williams
    Earl
     
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    Pogge
    Tlusty
    Stralman
    Kulemin
    Williams/Earl

    It's an awfully shallow pool. Williams and Earl are dark horse prospects with big upsides but they're far from guaranteed to make an impact in the NHL. Nobody's going to be shocked if neither of them turn into top-six forwards. In fact odds are neither will.

    Stralman and Kulemin both went undrafted first time around and way deep the second time, but they have thrived in Europe since, especially in the last year. I'd rate them as very good prospects, potential top liners, but there's got to be a serious question mark about their NHL potential until they've actually played in NA. Also, the way Russians are signing in the RSL these days you can't even know if Kulemin's going to come over. Sad but true.

    That leaves Pogge and Tlusty as the only legitimate top tier prospects who are actually being developped by the Leafs. Hopefully Stralman stays after camp and makes it three. Even so, it's a pretty thin prospect list.
     
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    I really like Ruesegger, he had a great first year for Colorado.
     
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    Nearly everyone has Stralman on their list... so how the heck does HF have him at 15?

    :shakehead
     
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    I dont quite understand your post. At one instance you say we have a very shallow pool, but then right after you say Earl and Williams have big upsides. You also acknowledge Kulemin and Stralman being very good prospects, but you include Kulemin's situation with Russia and all.

    IMO, we should exclude anything concerning the Russia transfer agreement, or the question marks if a player will report to North America when judging team's prospects. If thats the case then you have to have Montreal low on your list too. Their two top prospects in Alexei Emelin and Pavel Valantenko are both playing in Russia, I think.
     
  20. Wetcoaster

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    It generally takes about 5 years to see how a prospect shakes out. How about a look at HF's assessments of Leafs propspects from 2002:
    1. Mikael Tellqvis G
    2. Brad Boyes-C
    3. Carlo Colaiacovo-D
    4. Petr Svoboda-D
    5. Markus Seikola-D
    6. Alexei Ponikarovsky-RW
    7. Jeff Farkas-LW
    8. Karel Pilar-D
    9. Luca Cereda-C
    10. Tomas Mojzis-D
    11. Miguel Delisle-RW
    12. Ivan Kolozvary-LW
    13. Jaroslav Sklenar-RW
    14. Regan Kelly-D
    15. Kyle Wellwood-C
    16. Nicolas Corbeil-C
    17. Sebastien Centomo-G
    18. Allan Rourke-D19. Lubos Velebny
    20. Christian Chartier-D
     
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    Telly is a decent pick
    Boyes was a great pick
    Carlo was a solid pick
    Poni was an awesome pick
    Pilar was a good pick, minus his health
    Mozjis was a great pick
    Wellwood was an amzing pick

    the rest are awful
     
  22. Letang fan 58

    Letang fan 58 No More Fleury

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    It's not even that decent.......whats with all the hype the strallman kid is getting? LOL @ ferguson even bringing up the name lidstrom when talking about him in the media......is that the entire base for this hype?
     
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    1. Pogge
    2. Stralman
    3. Kulemin
    4. Tlusty
    5. Williams
    6. Earl
     
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    he is pretty awesome. lidstrom isnt exactly a player wou want to be compared to, but i think he will become a great nhl d-man. he has had extremely good development since he got drafted.
     
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    i wouldnt exactly call a guy that has played in the AHL for 4 years, + 13 nhl games and he is headed back to europe next season a great pick :dunno:
     

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