Originally written on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 11/4/14
The Senators developed one game-breaker in defenseman Erik Karlsson. Can they do it again with winger Jakob Silfverberg?He has earned comparisons to Daniel Alfredsson. That is might be a stretch, but his progress this season in Binghamton suggests Silfverberg can make it big. He scored 13 goals and added 15 assists in 32 games for the B-Senators.“He can do it at the next level,” Binghamton coach Luke Richardson told the Ottawa Sun. “He's a smart, skilled player and he's really starting to take to the North American game. He's a lot more forceful in the areas that require a bit more physicality and he's not afraid to go to the net. People will be shocked when they see him shoot the puck, it really is unbelievable. It will be fun to watch him at the next level.” He is just one example of a NHL-ready player who tore up the AHL this season. Here are some others:Cam Atkinson, W, Blue Jackets: After showing big in the NHL at the end of last season, scoring 10 points in the...
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