A reality of the game. Some people never develop into they were projected to. Its worse if you are put onto a bad team. Yakupov is one example. The guy who went second in that draft is another.
It also happens on teams that have depth as well. They never really pan out or crack the line up and are stuck as great AHL players.
There have been worse busts, with better picks - at least we got something super useful out of him (JVR).
Yeah I know, just disappointing to think back to how horrific management had been at drafting before Reilly and Schenn is a reminder of that to me.
The only thing about this that I was looking forward to was watching Team Canada play Team North America. That might not happen at all. So... that sucks.
Yeah I believe the only way that happens is if they both go to finals, but I'm happy to see hockey back in a month or so.
Reg must be elated at the fact the Rangers got Vesey.
Johnny G is a college kid as well. But teams have to be more realistic with college free agents.
I think he means unsigned college guys because surely no one would think Bozak is better than Toews, Wheeler, Gaudreau, Eichel, ect
Tyler Johnson fits the undrafted free agent. Shultz isn't a bad player. Just way oversold on his abilities. He got himself a ring.
Toews never did go to college. Went from CHL to NHL.
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Errrr, I had no idea where I was going with Johnson.
Can honestly say, I hope the kid has a disastrous career and is out of the league before the end of his first contract. Loyalty my ass, him and his dad are full of shit.
Messier only won 2 Cups as captain (1 with Oilers, 1 with Rangers). Not sure who won the most, but there have to be a few with at least 4 or 5, I would imagine.