Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

851Re: [hockeydisk] question for my fellow raters

Expand Messages
  • Matt Dickendesher
    Aug 18, 2000
    • 0 Attachment
      Didn't Calgary release him recently? I remember reading something about him
      on the transaction wire.


      At 07:00 PM 8/18/00 -0400, you wrote:
      >Martin St Louis plays on my team in the CAN-AM league. As such I am
      >classified as a "homer", but I also watched him play several games and I
      >was not impressed with his defensive positioning. He worked hard, but was
      >often out of position. I would have rated him a 2, but fully understand
      >that he still lacks NHL experience. As much as I would have like to see
      >him rated a 3 defensively, a 1 is not unrealistic.
      >
      >Now the "homer" part. Martin has a history of being a good scorer as
      >displayed at every level of his development. He had some very good
      >offensive games last season. I fully expect he will get more ice time and
      >more top two line time this season. So his offensive production should
      >increase. He will also improve his defensive positioning. That is if he
      >wants to play he will.
      >
      >Still a decent prospect who will mature into a 20+ goal scorer and top out
      >at 3 defensively in 2 years. You have to love that speed and that you
      >cannot teach.
      >
      >Mike Haley
      >Lake Placid Olympics
      >CAN-AM Hockey League
      >
      >At 03:26 PM 8/18/2000 -0400, you wrote:
      >>Once again, I would like to commend my fellow raters for a terrific job. I
      >>do have a question about 2 players that I rated higher than the rest of
      >>you, and I was hoping someone could give me a quick explanation.
      >>
      >>Martin St. Louis was given a 1 in defense. I believe I rated him at 3,
      >>based primarily on a statement in THN about his strong defensive play. I
      >>guess I just curious about this one.
      >>
      >>Ethan Moreau was given a 2 defense. I rated him 3, I think. He was on the
      >>checking line most of the season and THN stated that he "shuts down
      >>others." Once again, I'd just like someone with more insight on Moreau to
      >>give me a better picture.
      >>
      >>Thanks alot!!!
      >>Matt
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
    • Show all 10 messages in this topic