2018-2019 CHL/NCAA/Euro Prospects Thread III

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  1. dcal64

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    Most of the teams you mentioned were big: LA, Boston, Washington, and Chicago. People forget that Chicago won one of their cups with Big Buff, Bickell, Ladd, and Brouwer. So thanks for proving my point that you need size to win in the playoffs.
    All the teams in the playoffs have talent (you don't make the playoffs without talented players), there's players that get you into the playoffs (talented), and then players that get you through the playoffs (size and grit).
     
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    Yeah to he honest I posted before watching and it ended up Button and the obvious ones . I thought it was gonna mention the depth and guys you added , :dunno: . My bad
     
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    They don't play big. They're skilled guys.
     
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    So who were the big meat heads on the Penguins?
     
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    Let's agree to disagree, I think you need size and grit to win in the playoffs.
     
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    You need talent, first and foremost. If you removed Kucherov and Point and replaced them with Patrick Maroon and Charlie Coyle, I'm not sure the Lightning even make the play-offs.
     
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    Again, you don't make the playoffs if you don't have talented players, replace Gourde with Tom Wilson and Tyler Johnson with Boone Jenner, and TB probably wins the Cup. We can both play this game, can we just drop this.
     
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    It is officially past 5PM ET and the rights to Scott Walford and Jarret Tyszka no longer belong to Montreal.
     
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    Too bad for those guys, I hope they figure something out for their next step. I don't mind this from the Habs point of view. Those guys are long shots at a position that's pretty easy to find NHLers at and neither looked like they would be more than that. The extra contracts may come in handy with all the picks in the past few drafts. You can see why teams like to draft college players so that they can be more patient before deciding.

    Overall I think it's a good plan to be stingy with contracts to replaceable players.
     
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    I wont cry, would have been nice to sign Walford but I guess Habs brass dont really believe in him and think there are better options like Leskinen...
     
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    Isn't Pezzetta fast?
     
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    Probably thinking about Verbeek, Pezzetta speed is pretty average....
     
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    jaffy27 From Russia wth Pain

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    Malkin......but really, they are the exception to the rule, they have not one, but two generational talents, that compensates for a lot!!
     
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    Pezzetta is pretty fast he moves well, physically he is built like a truck, very solid. Problem is there isn't much upside in his game. He's got a pretty heavy shot but that's about it.
     
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    He is pretty fast
    Moves well
    Has a heavy shot
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    Not much upside to his game?

    I don’t follow him, so I don’t know if he has a low IQ, or lacks commitment ... what do you view as his drawbacks?
     
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    No puck skills and questionable IQ
     
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    IQ is just average, offensive creativity is lacking, shot is heavy but not accurate, not much in terms of puck control and skills. I don't think he'll become a NHLer but he could be a good 3rd liner in the AHL.
     
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    And especially stay healthy.
     
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    Jordan Harris on USA's roster for the summer camp:

     
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    Habs have 4 prospects in the tournament:

    Sweden: Olofsson
    USA: Harris
    Canada: McShane & Fonstad
     
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    Don't forget about Kotkaniemi :sarcasm::sarcasm::sarcasm:
     
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    Boston went to game seven and their line up is far from big. Sure they have Chara & Carlo on the back hand, but they also have Krug & Grzelcyk who are undersized. Their forward group is pretty small too. They have only 3 forwards 6'2'' and over in Kuraly, Coyle and Backes. Backes didn't even play in the last games of the finals. You need talent and speed more than anything to win. Penguins are another great example of that.
     

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