Brandon Saad or Tyler Biggs?

Discussion in 'NHL Draft - Prospects' started by 91Kadri91*, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. 91Kadri91*

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    Which one is the more prototypical power forward?

    Which one has the better chance to get 100 PIMS while being able to score a bit, play strong along the boards, be a leader, open up space for his teammates and play with a chip on his shoulder. All the things you expect out of a true power forward.

    I'm not saying either will become this player, but who has the better chance of doing so, Brandon Saad or Tyler Biggs?

    Edit: feel free to mention others with a chance too become a player of this caliber.
     
  2. Ryan English

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    biggs could probably fit the PIMs criteria, but his offensive upside is kindof limited. High compete level though. Saad has a high upside but cant even win battles at the OHL level so Biggs.

    who would you rather?
    wayyyy tougher question
     
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    Anyone think Biggs will skip out on Miami?
     
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    Powerforward? Sadly Biggs and its not even close. I have no clue what wrong with Saad, all that size and hes one of the softest forwards in the OHL.

    He learns how to, and its Saad AINEC.
     
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    *Raises Hand*

    He joins forces with Jenner, Jensen, Lessio, Thomas, Laughton and Quinn next year and the Gennies could go to the Memorial Cup.
     
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    At the start of the year I loved Saad, thought he would make a nice top 10 pick. Just from reading this year it sounds like people are questioning his drive and physical play too much. I say Biggs.

    Would Penner be a good comparison for Saad?

    Both big guys with good offensive skills, just don't always play physical enough and hard enough and consistently enough.
     
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    The way people describe him he sounds like Wolski
     
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    Actually he kind of reminds me of David Booth.
     
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    I'll throw in another name that fits this bill, although he's not as big as most power forwards, but he plays with a lot of intensity, J.T. Miller.

    I think he fits the bill more than Biggs and Saad, he just hasn't played as many games this season as I would have liked.
     
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    Saad sounds like Peter Mueller to me. Big American kid who went the CHL route that possesses with a lethal shot, good offensive positioning and hockey sense, but soft as a baby's bottom and useless in the other two zones.
     
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    Scouting reports I've read on Stefan Noesen and Mark McNeill much more closely resemble the traits described in the OP
     
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    i love those types of players. :laugh:

    i'll take Saad, cuz i've heard more on him. i keep seeing Biggs ranked high on draft lists, and i still know nothing about him.
     
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    How does Seth Ambroz compare to these two?
     
  14. 91Kadri91*

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    Thanks for all the responses. I'm also interested in how Colin Jacobs and Seth Ambroz (like mentioned above) compare too the power foward mold I presented in my original post.
     
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    As PWF goes, Ambroz is light years in front of Saad.
     
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    Keep in mind I've never seen Saad play even a single shift.
     

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