Prospect Info: Ryan Poehling (Part 5)

Discussion in 'Montreal Canadiens' started by ahmedou, Apr 2, 2019.

?

Where is Poehling playing most of this season?

  1. 4th line Center (ex: Weal-Poehling-Armia)

  2. Left wing (ex: Poehling-KK-Lehkonen or Poehling-Domi-Shaw)

  3. 2nd line Center (Domi-Poehling-Shaw)

  4. Laval

  5. 3rd line center (move Kotkaniemi to the wing)

Results are only viewable after voting.
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Dominator13 Registered User

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2003
    Messages:
    19,305
    Likes Received:
    852
    Trophy Points:
    214
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    hockey city
    Home Page:
    The 4th line next season should be Byron-Poehling-Weal. What’s wrong with that?

    Domi goes back on the wing if only the Habs end up signing Matt Duschene.
     
  2. Nordiques1979 Registered User

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2009
    Messages:
    3,942
    Likes Received:
    348
    Trophy Points:
    124
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Laval QC
    Nothing wrong. It's just I don't see the purpose to sign Thompson then. I'd rather see Poehling with Laval.
     
  3. Estimated_Prophet Registered User

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2003
    Messages:
    5,776
    Likes Received:
    1,554
    Trophy Points:
    184
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Thompson is cheap, versatile veteran depth. If he is our 13th forward then that is exactly as planned. There is almost always 1 or more forwards out with injuries so he will get his playing time.
     
    angusyoung likes this.
  4. DAChampion Registered User

    Joined:
    May 28, 2011
    Messages:
    23,632
    Likes Received:
    10,362
    Trophy Points:
    156
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Dies it matter that your post could have been written every single previous year, only with the name changed?
     
    sandviper, Andrei79 and Tighthead like this.
  5. TooLegitToQuit Loyal Habs Fan

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2016
    Messages:
    39,720
    Likes Received:
    9,027
    Trophy Points:
    152
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Occupation:
    Civil Engineering
    Location:
    East Coast
    You need depth and it's a 23 man roster where you play 20 guys. 3 guys sit and having guys like Thompson around is a good thing. Unless you think he steals the job away from Poehling because our coach Julien, but remember, we are not a rebuilding team so teams that are fighting for the playoffs play the players who earn the job and produce.

    Based on our depth at forward, I think Poehling starts in Laval. However, I do see an outside chance Poehling starts in our top 9 as a LW
     
    angusyoung likes this.
  6. Teufelsdreck Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2005
    Messages:
    17,709
    Likes Received:
    166
    Trophy Points:
    141
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    The Habs defeated the Bruins twice last season. I think they can do the same in 2019-20, especially if they bolster the D. In fact, their chances of qualifying for the playoffs look pretty good. They're set at center. They're fair at RW and LW. They even have a potential backup goaltender in Primeau. Am I too optimistic? I don't think so.
     
    angusyoung likes this.
  7. Teufelsdreck Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2005
    Messages:
    17,709
    Likes Received:
    166
    Trophy Points:
    141
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Having Poehling aboard is reassuring. I pray that Bergevin doesn't trade him away.
     
  8. Goal Caufield Best Dog Ever

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2014
    Messages:
    9,647
    Likes Received:
    3,608
    Trophy Points:
    126
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Why would he
     
    jaffy27 likes this.
  9. Tyson Registered User

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2007
    Messages:
    23,777
    Likes Received:
    12,728
    Trophy Points:
    186
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Texas
    Traded Sergachev and no one saw that coming
     
  10. DramaticGloveSave Voice of Reason

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2017
    Messages:
    9,258
    Likes Received:
    5,057
    Trophy Points:
    111
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Gender:
    Male
    Hopefully Mete doesn’t get jealous with this Kotkaniemi/Poehling bromance.
     
  11. jaffy27 From Russia wth Pain

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2007
    Messages:
    18,922
    Likes Received:
    8,927
    Trophy Points:
    186
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Occupation:
    Airline Pilot
    Location:
    Orleans
    Nobody saw it coming cause it rarely happens.

    Poehling isn’t going anywhere
     
    Deebs likes this.
  12. Tyson Registered User

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2007
    Messages:
    23,777
    Likes Received:
    12,728
    Trophy Points:
    186
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Texas
    I agree with you that Poehling is going no where but unexpected stuff has and will continue to happen.
     
    jaffy27 likes this.
  13. ahmedou DOU

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2017
    Messages:
    12,473
    Likes Received:
    5,683
    Trophy Points:
    131
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    There’s the Poehling’s influences. His top 5 influences. Liked his 1st tbh... Had read a lot about the ROR’s comparison. The most comparable one imo. Like between the others comparisons. If he reached his full upside, it’s feasible. Could be another one of this likes. Not the entirety tho. But some same characteristics included.

     
  14. Estimated_Prophet Registered User

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2003
    Messages:
    5,776
    Likes Received:
    1,554
    Trophy Points:
    184
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    That is kind of my point. There is no story to be had here and anyone who thinks this is a problem is either new or obtuse.
     
  15. HOPE Goal Caufield!

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2011
    Messages:
    6,491
    Likes Received:
    4,078
    Trophy Points:
    126
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Brofessional Scout
    Location:
    Montreal
    I did :D
     
  16. BrendanGallagher11 Registered User

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2013
    Messages:
    2,104
    Likes Received:
    563
    Trophy Points:
    109
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Location:
    Montreal
    Saw this post

    All the past stanley cup champs have had two way center who can dominate on d and score points
    Toews (2010, 2013, 2015), Bergeron (2011), Kopitar (2012, 2014), Crosby (2016, 2017), Backstrom (kind of, 2018), and now ROR (2019).

    Hopefully Poehling will be the answer we need to get a player like that
     
  17. Belial Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2014
    Messages:
    17,402
    Likes Received:
    3,500
    Trophy Points:
    156
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Location:
    Montreal
    Maybe they saw some flaws in that guy and that's why they decided to trade him?
     
    angusyoung likes this.
  18. Tyson Registered User

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2007
    Messages:
    23,777
    Likes Received:
    12,728
    Trophy Points:
    186
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Texas
    They saw enough to play him a few games as a teenager. I doubt a coaching staff would see flaws in a top 10 pick to justify trading. Him while he is still a teenager. A French Canadian player became available that had intriguing upside.
     
  19. Belial Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2014
    Messages:
    17,402
    Likes Received:
    3,500
    Trophy Points:
    156
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Location:
    Montreal
    But do you agree they had a lot more personal interactions with him than me and you? Thank you...
     
  20. Tyson Registered User

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2007
    Messages:
    23,777
    Likes Received:
    12,728
    Trophy Points:
    186
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Texas
    Of course
     
  21. Garbageyuk Registered User

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2016
    Messages:
    1,832
    Likes Received:
    1,057
    Trophy Points:
    94
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    I did, called it actually.
     
    Tyson likes this.
  22. Belial Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2014
    Messages:
    17,402
    Likes Received:
    3,500
    Trophy Points:
    156
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Location:
    Montreal
    They use a psychologist and stuff lately so maybe they actually saw some red flags, I mean I'm just speculating here but this trade will be fully buried in like 10 years ...
     
  23. angusyoung Γεια χαρά

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2014
    Messages:
    5,500
    Likes Received:
    4,630
    Trophy Points:
    126
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Occupation:
    self employed?
    Location:
    Πελοπόννησος
    He kind of reminds me of Sherbak in way,all the tools,but lacking something,I don't know why.
     
  24. Mrb1p PRICERSTOPDAPUCK

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2011
    Messages:
    64,380
    Likes Received:
    20,884
    Trophy Points:
    166
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    Location:
    Citizen of the world
    And that forward ends up playing 18 minutes a night
     
  25. Legend123 Registered User

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2016
    Messages:
    7,379
    Likes Received:
    2,584
    Trophy Points:
    111
    SB Cash:
    $ 200,000
    IQ
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice
monitoring_string = "358c248ada348a047a4b9bb27a146148"