Meanest, Toughest, and Craziest Players In This Draft?

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  1. Bryanbryoil

    Bryanbryoil English is Overrated, I Score Goals

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    I am tired of most of the Oilers team playing like they are worried about breaking a nail. Who is this year's Kyle Clifford? We need tough, mean, and crazy, who fits the bill and could we land him/them in rounds 2, 3, and 4? Keep in mind the 2nd round pick could be 31st or 32nd overall so the player would have to be all of these things AND skilled. IMO we could use a couple of these players this draft because we are lacking this type of player in a big way.
     
  2. Jayevs

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    Duncan siemens but hes likely top 10
     
  3. Bryanbryoil

    Bryanbryoil English is Overrated, I Score Goals

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    Yeah I doubt that he falls to LA's pick though.
     
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    boone jenner supposedly forechecks like an animal, colin jacobs is tough as nails, seth ambroz... supposedly fights, but has been trending down for a while, all I think have a chance to be a really late 1st, early 2nd.
     
  5. I am the Liquor

    I am the Liquor 1 in the surf, 2 in the turf...

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    I really think you should start training and learn how to skate.

    We wouldnt even need to draft you thus saving our picks for more offensively skilled players.

    Im not even joking.
     
  6. Bryanbryoil

    Bryanbryoil English is Overrated, I Score Goals

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    LOL! If I were brought up in a hockey rabid area and I would've learned how to skate reasonably well I probably would've made a damn fine enforcer :) That said at my age there's no way that I'd be able to bridge the gap against guys that have decades of experience. If you just wanted a gorilla on skates, then maybe, I'd be down with league minimum :naughty: :) Maybe the next generation of BBO might :yo:
     
  7. R S

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    Mark McNeill
    Kale Kessy
    Travis Ewanyk

    Those are three gritty/tough WHL guys.
     
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    I'll throw these names out from our rankings:

    All Forwards, I'll add Defensmen at a later date if you want.

    WHL
    Myles Bell
    Colin Jacobs
    Jacob Doty

    OHL
    Austen Brassard
    Mark Scheifele
    Ben Thomson
    Derek Mathers
    Justin Thomas

    QMJHL
    Brent Andrews
    Ryan Tesink

    Not much for pure nastiness from the Q this season. A lot of these guys are hard forechecker who I believe have a chance to develop into NHL caliber players with the exception of Derek Mathers and Jacob Doty who would be a pure enforcers.
     
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    David Broll (SSM - OHL) is a gritty player, power-forward type with skill. Got knocked out in one of his last fights though.

    He's 6'1, but is like 220lbs or something. Very solid.
     
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    While not the meanest or craziest, Landeskog sure as hell is a tough SOB
     
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    Chainshot Give 'em Enough Rope

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    The second name that popped into my head when I saw the thread title after Siemens.
     
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    WHL- Mitch Elliot and Jesse Forsberg could be added to the list. As a Canuck fan I really hope the Oilers don't pick Kessy so that's probably who you want;), plays like he was shot out of a cannon, fought Mcilrath as a 16 year old, etc
     
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    Yeah, Kessy is a wildman. He plays like Lucic.
     
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    Tesink isnt very tough. He's a skiled player who shys away from contact.
     
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    Not in the games I seen, he was involved physically and trash talked quite a bit. He'[s definitely not the strongest, but he does get involved. I mostly just added him in for the trash talking I seen in the games I viewed and because there just isn't very many mean and nasty guys coming from the Q.
     
  16. Bryanbryoil

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    Then this is the guy that I want to draft! Good stuff guys and everyone that's contributed to this thread :yo:
     
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    Justin Thomas is an interesting name. He got off to quite a good start in the SOO and is definitely a good player (and NHL prospect). Unfortunately for him, that shoulder injury probably crushed his chances at an NHL draft selection. If he doesn't get injured, and continued to play well, we'd probably be talking about him as a potential top 60 selection.

    I don't really get the inclusion of Brassard and Scheifele in this thread though. Both guys have size, but I sure as heck wouldn't include them as part of a thread listing the "meanest, toughest, craziest" guys in the OHL. Brassard's inconsistency offensively stems from his inconsistency in using his size. He's a huge project. While Scheifele is an excellent two way player a guy who's always around the puck, he's not someone out there throwing his body around and getting in people's faces.

    Two of the names from the OHL who immediately popped into my head were Joseph Cramarossa and Mitchell Theoret. Cramarossa is a really hard working forward who's a critical player for the Majors. He throws the body around, fights, and works his butt off every shift. He's also got more offensive skill than his stats would lead you to believe. Theoret is a big physical winger who's a pretty similar player as Cramarossa. And he's in a similar situation with icetime on a high quality/deep team. When Niagara had some injuries recently, Theoret was seeing time on the top line and he looked fantastic.
     
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    This is a bit of a head-scratching inclusion.
    Andrews is simply a defensive forward who finishes his checks. I really don't see how that fits with the idea of mean, tough or crazy.

    For Q draft eligible defensemen, the best one to mention would be Dillon Donnelly (leading the league in major penalties) or maybe Garrett Clarke, although the latter is unlikely to be drafted.
     
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    how about for the mid and late 1st round? any forwards who are tough there?

    Thanks.
     
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    Myles Bell is a defensman....
     
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    Justin Sefton



    He is probably a really late pick
     
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    I was gonna post that one once I saw David Broll's name
     
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    Whatever happened to Sefton? Wasn't he highly thought of coming into this season?
     
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    Same thing for Samuel Noreau (Baie-Comeau Drakkar).
    He is a big and mean d-man.
     

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