Post-Game Talk: 5th annual Prospects Challenge set for September 6-9

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  1. Saxon Eric Registered User

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    That's been my fear but I've been told privately it's just Sweeney being Sweeney
     
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    Respect ting the dedicated fanbase again:sarcasm:
     
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    If that’s the case it’s a shame. It shows a disregard for the interest of fans who are anxious for prospect news and the start of TC. Where is the PR Department? All you get on the website is a picture of the Fan Rally in Providence which was a week ago.
     
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    From what I can tell, NJ has not announced their roster for the Prospects Challenge yet either?

    It would be nice to have had the roster earlier, but is it that big a deal?
     
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    Apparently it's coming out today
     
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    If one has hotel reservations and plans to attend the games in Buffalo, yeah, it is a big deal.
     
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    So, someone’s a big enough fan of the team that they are going to make the trip to Buffalo to watch, but only if they know the exact roster?

    That seems a bit...unrealistic.

    We pretty much know who is going to be there, give or take a couple of players. Is one prospect not being there going to make you change your plans?

    The practice and game schedules are out already, so that isn’t an issue.
     
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    Nothing of the sort. Big enough fan to go, but not on the condition of knowing what the roster would be. Misrepresentation of my remark.
     
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    I see what you mean, he has a bunch of fight vids on youtube. He is 6'2" and plays RW. Voyer was close to a point a game in the 'Q' with 29 goals and 11 pts in 9 playoff games. Alex-Olivier Voyer Hockey Stats and Profile at hockeydb.com


     
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    You said:

    “If one has hotel reservations and plans to attend the games in Buffalo, yeah it’s (the roster being announced) a big deal”.

    The practice and game schedules are already set, so if I am going to BUF to watch these prospects practice and play games, why does the roster being announced matter when I can guess at the majority of the players that will be there?

    It seems to me that you were just trying to bit** about the organization and make a mountain out of a molehill over nothing.
     
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    What else is new? This line works for a majority of this fan base :laugh:
     
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    Bruins looking at QMJHL. 'Lots of new names invited to rookie camp. 'Anybody seen them play....
     
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    The pants pissing can subside.

    Da Cheap Beez reeleezed da rostah!!!
     
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    A little surprised they didn’t take Lauzon or Zboril instead of some of the invites on D.

    Forward group looks pretty solid.
     
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    Vaakanainen
    Zech
    Andersson
    Sherman


    Bjork
    Frederic
    Studnicka
    Steen
    Lauko
    Chen
    Hughes

    Etc
     
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    Yeah, I saw the roster.

    I suppose they know what Lauzon, Zboril, and the veteran young guys are. Time to look at some new guys.
     
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    3 OHL d-men on invites?

    McCourt I would have interest in. Played on a dreadful team.

    Sambrook is an over ager who the Wings drafted in 2016 and did not sign. I had him ranked 33rd from the OHL in 2016 and he was picked 29th from the O.

    I don't see Perrott as being anything more then a shut down guy. Has never been a point producer.
     
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    I would love to see a bjork-studnicka-senyshyn line or with Lauko on it.
     
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    Seems like a bit of a smaller group in height.
     
  22. Blowfish Count down ...

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    Like it. Looking forward to the game Saturday.
     
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    Don't know how any fewer could possibly make the jump! Vaak, Bjork, Studnicka, and Frederic are effectively already there.
     
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    Centers

    Frederic 6’3”
    Studnicka 6’2
    Chen 6

    On wing skilL

    Lauko
    Steen
    Bjork
    Hughes
     
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    I watched some of these players last year...

    Who I'm anxious to see...

    Asselin = excellent year last year in Halifax (my Halifax amigos have good things to say about him)
    Bjork = let's see how he performs after his extended tour
    Hughes = was fantastic last prospect challenge and did well in providence - he's going to surprise
    Shen = dude was unreal past world juniors a sneaky 7th rounder pick by bruins
    Steen = reading good things about him - can't wait to see him play live
    Andersson = making life difficult for zboril?
    Zech = played top minutes in short stint with Providence / didn't look out of place
    Kyser = he dominated my ice dogs - going to be good one


    Of course I want to see the obvious....but the above is more intriguing for me
     
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