Originally posted on Lowetide  |  Last updated 11/29/11
Winter 2011: #5 Summer 2011: #7 Winter 2010: #4 Summer 2010: #9 Martin Marincin is a dirty bugger. This isn't ordinarily celebrated on this blog, but it's part of his resume and so I wanted to discuss it. Marincin's famous WJ hit on the American Zucker was followed by another "incident" this fall in the WHL. That's a filty hit, folks. Dangerous. Marincin's "range of skills" are the calling card here, and those skills are so difficult to acquire I believe Marincin is clearly a better prospect than the offensive defenders (Blain, Davidson, Gernat) and the defensive defenders (Teubert, Bigos, Musil). I'm saying he could lose a lot of his offense (by not playing on the PP) and still make the NHL as a useful player. And if he delivers on all fronts, he might end up being the best, most complete defenseman drafted into the system since Jeff Petry. -- There are by my count 6 strong candidates for this slot, so don't be too upset if your player isn't here. I do have ...
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