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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Doyle Hargraves » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:04 pm

Lol at the Dud. He is a passive player at this point. Zero pizzaz or jam to his game. I think he will play in the league but he sure as hell doesn’t scream top pairing impact defenceman at nearly 20 years old. His coaches obviously don’t think so either.
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Chef Boi RD » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:12 pm

Is Clague a meathead?
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Chef Boi RD » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:22 pm

Nice stick check, rush and snap shot by Juolevi. He's looking very solid. Blobbee likes Clagues pass to the Finn in front of Team Canada's net
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by The Brown Wizard » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:24 pm

I can see why they took Makar at 4. Looks like Paul Coffey
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Post by Chef Boi RD » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:28 pm

Uncle dans leg wrote:I can see why they took Makar at 4. Looks like Paul Coffey
Really? Haven't been impressed with him or Heiskanen. But hey thank you to Nill and Sakic for taking them instead of Pettersen
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by The Brown Wizard » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:31 pm

He moves that puck around like silk with wheels to burn. There really is a comparison there to Karlsson
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by The Brown Wizard » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:33 pm

I'd say Juolevi lost confidence somewhere after his draft day. He has speed, vision and hand skills to play in the NHL within a year or so but is missing something from then...has to be upstairs
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Chef Boi RD » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:40 pm

Makar should be converted to forward. Not liking his D-zone work, too slight and small like Heiskanen. Juolevi looks great in the D-zone. Looks like one of the bigger guys out there. Mere looks tiny. Canadas D in general look tiny
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Doyle Hargraves » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:51 pm

Uncle dans leg wrote:He moves that puck around like silk with wheels to burn. There really is a comparison there to Karlsson
He’s a beauty. Also like the wheels on Mete who apparently was the Knights best d man last year.
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Post by Chef Boi RD » Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:55 pm

Mete - 5'-9" - 180 lbs

Makar - 5'-11" - 180 lbs

Juolevi - 6'-3" - 200 lbs
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Doyle Hargraves » Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:18 pm

Dante Fabbro is an excellent young d man. Just like Tampa , Nashville has a great pipeline of players and brilliant management. Would love to have that kid on Vancouver, but we don’t have much to trade for a quality young d man like that. Tanev would be an expensive and redundant #4 d man on the Preds
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Chef Boi RD » Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:41 pm

Who do you like more? Jordan Subban or Victor Mete?
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by micky107 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:58 pm

Uncle dans leg wrote:I'd say Juolevi lost confidence somewhere after his draft day. He has speed, vision and hand skills to play in the NHL within a year or so but is missing something from then...has to be upstairs
Bang on, Dan. He's got the blues.
He has to try a get that confidence back up but at the same time, nothing is going to be gifted to him, he's got to earn it.

Gads for Canada looked really good. Tremendously smart player. Very valuable but to get to the NHL sooner than later, absolutely must get some NHL pro help to improve his skating. If he can do that this summer he could see some games next year.
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Chef Boi RD » Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:15 pm

Juolevi - 25 minutes of ice time. Ssshhhhhh
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Re: World Juniors 2018

Post by Doyle Hargraves » Tue Dec 26, 2017 6:55 pm

micky107 wrote:
Uncle dans leg wrote:I'd say Juolevi lost confidence somewhere after his draft day. He has speed, vision and hand skills to play in the NHL within a year or so but is missing something from then...has to be upstairs
Bang on, Dan. He's got the blues.
He has to try a get that confidence back up but at the same time, nothing is going to be gifted to him, he's got to earn it.

Gads for Canada looked really good. Tremendously smart player. Very valuable but to get to the NHL sooner than later, absolutely must get some NHL pro help to improve his skating. If he can do that this summer he could see some games next year.
Yeah he is a terrible skater at this point. So was Horvat and now he’s a burner so it can be fixed if he has a decent stride , which he does so there is hope
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