Rank these Defense in order of Offensive Potential

Discussion in 'NHL Draft - Prospects' started by Bob Barker, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Bob Barker

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    Jon Merrill
    Justin Faulk
    Tyson Barrie
    Martin Marincin
    Derek Forbort
    Justin Schultz

    Curious as to what people think.
     
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    Not super informed on most of them but Barrie should definitely be at the top. Marincin should be top half. From what I (think I) know, Faulk and Forbort should be closer to the bottom.
     
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    Barrie
    Faulk
    Merrill
    Marincin
    Schultz
    Forbort

    Marincin and Schultz can be switched.
     
  4. SpezDispenser

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    Yeah, I think I feel about the same. Barrie, gap, Falk, gap, then the rest IMO.
     
  5. Boxscore

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    Long-term.....

    1. Barrie
    2. Schultz
    3. Faulk
    4. Marincin
    5. Merrill
    6. Forbert
     
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    1. J.Schultz
    2. T.Barrie
    3. J.Faulk
    4. J.Merill
    5. D.Forbort
    6. M.Marincin
     
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    Barrie


    Faulk
    Schultz
    Merill
    Mancirin
    Forbort
     
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    I dont know enough about most of them to make a list but I suggest you guys watch a highlight video of J schultz if you havnt seen him play.

    If the Ducks give him 2 or 3 years to learn how to play defense at the pro level with his size the guy can be lights out.
     
  9. Bob Barker

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    I admittedly haven't watched these players much, but what sets Barrie apart? I know he had good junior stats, but he didn't seem to be that great in the WJC. Obviously that is a very small sample size.
     
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    The thing that sets Barrie apart IMO is his overall game. Offensively speaking, Schultz, Faulk and Marincin are on par with Barrie..... but he is so competitive and solid all-around that he is more of a can't miss player, which equals more minutes played, which equals more time to shine.
     

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