hammertime Posted May 6, 2022 Share Posted May 6, 2022 I'm actually pretty optimistic about our prospect pool. Mark my words. Klimovich and Arshdeep are going to absolutely shred for Abby next year. These kid's are gamers and are exactly the kind of personalities we need to be inserting into our line up. I can't wait to see them earn their call ups. IMO I think we already have our Right Shot 3C I think JB........................ Got this one right! Linus Karlsson..... I've gone back and watched a a bunch of him. Completely ignoring the points I am incredibly impressed with his 200ft game. He's great in all 3 zones and somewhat reminds me offensively of Michael Samuelsson. I'm very excited to see him get a chance next year. Defense I think were sleeping on Rathbone..... Well most of us aren't but MGMT seems to be. I worry he will be a toss in on trade and we'll look a gift horse in the mouth. Lockwood boy I love this kid's devotion. He plays soooo hard somehow he needs to find a way to maintain his intensity without spending half the season in the infirmary. I guess what I'm saying is we've crossed the barrier..... We don't need bottom 6 vet's like Beagle, Sutter, Roussel, Dickinson, to some extent Pearson to shelter the developing Pete, Bo, Boeser, Pod, Hog. What we need is hunger and energy from a youthful cockey bottom 6 with something to prove. It's time that our top 6 prove their mettle and start burying teams in hard matchups. We need to take the next step.... It's time for the kids to make this their team! Looking at Pete and Bo...... With that being said I think with respect to Brock we try to make a deal there.... We can't be paying more than 4.75 for what he does. So it's kinda a non starter if we can't make a deal to send him somewhere in the Minni region STL/CHI/COL/CBJ/Nash or we do the right thing, shake hands and hope that he finds a fit in free agency anything over 5m is prohibitive to us making the deal IMO. I think we should spend the money we were hoping to spend on Brock 6-7m on Nichushkin who does all of the stuff Brock doesn't. Maybe he isn't a 30 goal scorer but he win's games and brings hard play consistently. If we are goin to ask our top 6 to play hard mins we need to give them the tool's to win those matchups. I say we go into next season with. Miller Pete Podkolzin Nich Bo Garland (5V5) Hog Karlsson Pearsson (Utility) Abby call up Lammiko Lockwood/Pest (Energy) Hughes Schenn OEL Myers Rathbone/Dermott Burr I'd leave the D alone and look to the future through the draft (Bichsel/Lamoureux) for a stabilizing big minute big nasty D to slot in when Myers contract expires. Demko/Martin I think we do playoff damage with this lineup. 1 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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