Cialis 20 mg The New York Rangers are scheduled to make the 40th overall pick in Los Angeles on Saturday, cialis 20 mg June 26. Cialis 20 mg However, cialis 20 mg it is very possible that the Blueshirts will be trading out of their spot in the second round. Cialis 20 mg President/GM Glen Sather should be looking to get the Rangers back into the third round or, cialis 20 mg at the very least, cialis 20 mg add an additional fourth round pick. Cialis 20 mg You might even see Slats look to recoup the sixth round pick he sent to the New York Islanders in the Jyri Niemi trade.

Cialis 20 mg Of course, cialis 20 mg everything boils down to how the Draft shapes up. Cialis 20 mg The later you get in the Draft; there are more variables to factor into making a selection. Cialis 20 mg In some cases, cialis 20 mg it might be better to move down to a position where a player is a better value pick – especially if you can add additional draft picks.

Cialis 20 mg Director of Player Personnel Gordie Clark addressed the depth of the draft in a conference call with reporters on June 16. Cialis 20 mg “I think the best way to characterize it is it may not be deep in real top-end players, cialis 20 mg but it’s very deep in players that will end up playing in the NHL and maybe top-three lines, cialis 20 mg” he explained. Cialis 20 mg “Usually, cialis 20 mg the impact guys we talk of are the first- and second-line guys or real top-4 D. Cialis 20 mg There are a lot of guys that are going to play in the top three lines or the top six D.”

Cialis 20 mg If the Draft goes as I have predicted in my First and Second Round Mock Drafts, cialis 20 mg the Rangers are faced with a problem of looking a lot of “nice players”, cialis 20 mg but not too many that would fit into Clark’s idea of an “impact player”.

Cialis 20 mg As a result, cialis 20 mg I have come up with a list of six players who I think might be able to develop into impact players – and at the very least – make a solid contribution game-in and game-out. Cialis 20 mg There are three “finesse-type” forwards, cialis 20 mg an agitating forward who can score and a physical defensive blueliner – something the Rangers organization lacks.

Cialis 20 mg Each player has ratings for the following scouting services: The Hockey News (THN), cialis 20 mg McKeen’s (McK), cialis 20 mg TSN.ca (TSN), cialis 20 mg NHL’s Central Scouting (CS), cialis 20 mg and International Scouting Service (ISS). Cialis 20 mg CS breaks down their ratings by North American skaters, cialis 20 mg European skaters, cialis 20 mg North American goaltenders and European goaltenders. Cialis 20 mg TSN ranked the Top 75 players and listed fine Honorable Mentions. Cialis 20 mg In an exclusive to NHL.com, cialis 20 mg CS provided a prospects’ comparable NHL player for their Top 30 North American skaters – and is listed here when applicable. Cialis 20 mg ISS also provided a prospects’ comparable NHL player. Cialis 20 mg

Cialis 20 mg Brock Beukeboom – D –
THN: # 49 —– McK: # 81 —–TSN: # 54
CS: # 41NA —– ISS: # 79 (Not Available)
The Rangers have spent years trying to replace the physical presence Jeff Beukeboom brought to the team. Cialis 20 mg Brock offers the Rangers a chance to get a chip off the old block. Cialis 20 mg Believe it or not, cialis 20 mg the 6-1/200 blueliner began his hockey career as a forward before his father urged him to take on the family position. Cialis 20 mg As a result, cialis 20 mg Brock – who scored seven goals and 19 assists in 66 games with Sault Ste. Cialis 20 mg Marie (OHL) – is a much better skater than his father was.

Cialis 20 mg THN: “He has good size, cialis 20 mg plays hard, cialis 20 mg [and] keeps it simple. Cialis 20 mg He knows who he is and he plays that well, cialis 20 mg” one scout said to THN. Cialis 20 mg Another scout offered, cialis 20 mg “I saw some highs and lows. Cialis 20 mg He’s got decent offensive upside and there were times when he showed more than I thought he had. Cialis 20 mg There are a lot of positives and he showed good improvement.”
ISS: “[Brock is] a two way d-man who can be very intimidating to play against…. Cialis 20 mg Brock has very good anticipation skills and will step up to throw big hits quite often.”

Cialis 20 mg McKeen’s: “Brock is a throwback player who has the innate ability to change the complexion of the game with a timely placed hit. Cialis 20 mg He showed much more composure in the defensive zone this year staying inside the box and letting plays come to him. Cialis 20 mg [He] is an accomplished skater with a nice stride…. Cialis 20 mg He can absorb hits just as equally as he can deliver them. Cialis 20 mg He is a great complementary partner for a more offensive-minded defenseman.”

Cialis 20 mg Stanislav Galiev – RW –
THN: # 37 —– McK: # 47—– TSN: # 40
CS: # 20NA (Alexander Frolov) —– ISS: # 24 (Pavol Demitra)
Unlike most Russian-born players, cialis 20 mg there is less of a concern with Galiev choosing the KHL over the NHL because he spent the 2008-2009 season playing in the USHL with Indiana (69-29-35-64) and spent last season in the QMJHL with Saint John (67-15-45-60).

Cialis 20 mg THN: One scout said, cialis 20 mg “He scored all right, cialis 20 mg but you wish he would have scored a little more. Cialis 20 mg But next year he could wake up and just tear the Quebec League apart.” Another scout offered a more muted assessment. Cialis 20 mg “You watch him play and you say, cialis 20 mg ‘Wow, cialis 20 mg is he ever talented, cialis 20 mg'” the scout stated. Cialis 20 mg “But he only had 15 goals and that’s not a lot in the Quebec League for a guy who is supposed to be that talented and playing on the top line. Cialis 20 mg It kind of makes you wonder.”

Cialis 20 mg McKeen’s: “Galiev is a smart player whose distribution skills often surprised the opposition. Cialis 20 mg He disguises his intentions well. Cialis 20 mg His skating is a little choppy, cialis 20 mg but it doesn’t seem to hold him back, cialis 20 mg especially once he picks up speed. Cialis 20 mg Galiev isn’t afraid of taking a hit to make a play and will play the body if the situation calls for it.”

Cialis 20 mg Krill Kabanov – LW –THN: # 38 —– McK: # 31 —– TSN: # 43
CS: # 31NA —– ISS: # 45 (Alexander Radio)
There is no questioning that Kabanov has All-Star NHL-type talent. Cialis 20 mg However, cialis 20 mg there is also no questioning that Kabanov has issues – so much so that he went from being a sure-fire first round pick to someone who might drop well into the second round. Cialis 20 mg

Cialis 20 mg Here is how Kabanov’s 2009-2010 season went: After battling a contract squabble between the KHL and Moncton (QMJHL), cialis 20 mg a wrist injury then limited him to 22 games (10 goals and 13 assists) with Moncton, cialis 20 mg then a stretch of healthy scratches led to Moncton releasing him to play for Russia in the Under-18 Tournament, cialis 20 mg Kabanov finished up the year not playing for Russia because he was kicked off the team for disciplinary reasons. Cialis 20 mg He missed the WJC because of the wrist injury.

Cialis 20 mg THN: “He could be the best player in the draft if you ever figure out what’s going on, cialis 20 mg” a scout opined. Cialis 20 mg “Somebody might get a bargain. Cialis 20 mg If he goes to a team with a lot of good Russians, cialis 20 mg he might be fine.”

Cialis 20 mg ISS: “At one time, cialis 20 mg Kabanov was regarded as one of the most elite players available for this year’s draft…. Cialis 20 mg But falling in line has proven to be something very difficult for Kabanov…. Cialis 20 mg ISS views Kabanov on the ice, cialis 20 mg much like he is off the ice, cialis 20 mg explosive but inconsistent. Cialis 20 mg If he can keep his emotions in check he can dominate.”

Cialis 20 mg McKeen’s: “When he is on the ice, cialis 20 mg Kabanov brings an intriguing mix of speed, cialis 20 mg puck-handling ability, cialis 20 mg vision and physical strength. Cialis 20 mg He is a very explosive skater that manages to reach his top speed effortlessly. Cialis 20 mg Kabanov is as good a passer as he is a shooter, cialis 20 mg and does both without warning. Cialis 20 mg He showed a mean streak at times which gave him ample room to create.”

Cialis 20 mg Brad Ross – LW –THN: # 42—– McK: # 45 —– TSN: # 35
CS: # 59NA —– ISS: # 35 (Dustin Brown)
You have to love a player who is referred to as a “dirt bag” (as one scout did in a positive tone). Cialis 20 mg In speaking with THN scouts compared the rambunctious 6-0/175 LW’s style of play to that of Daniel Carcillo, cialis 20 mg Matt Cooke, cialis 20 mg Steve Ott and Darcy Tucker. Cialis 20 mg He was the only player in Canadian Juniors to tally 25+ goals and 200+ PIM (71 games, cialis 20 mg 27 goals, cialis 20 mg 41 assists and 203 PIM. Cialis 20 mg Ross played on the same line as sure-fire first round draft picks Ryan Johansen and Nino Niederreiter. Cialis 20 mg Older brother Nick Ross was drafted by Phoenix in the 2007 first round draft (30th overall).

Cialis 20 mg McKeen’s: “He was the agitator of the line and his hardnosed approach to the game often opened up room for him to execute a pass to either of his talented line-mates. Cialis 20 mg He did an admirable job in improving his overall puck and stick skills and showed he could contribute with two high-profile players on his line…. Cialis 20 mg Ross is a healthy skater and does bring a dynamic to the table, cialis 20 mg but needs to be more selective in terms of his decision-making on the ice.”

Cialis 20 mg THN: “He’s one of my favorite players in the draft, cialis 20 mg” a scout told THN. Cialis 20 mg “He’s a WHL version of Steve Downie without some of the initial immaturity. Cialis 20 mg He has NHL skills, cialis 20 mg but he can also fight and he’s impossible to play against.”

Cialis 20 mg Petr Straka – C/RW –THN: # 52—– McK: # 38 —– TSN: 38
CS: # 23NA —– ISS: # 36 (Petr Sykora)
Straka took a positive step to acclimating himself to North American hockey by joining Rimouski (QMJHL) where he was named Rookie of the Year for leading all Quebec League rookies in scoring (28 goals and 36 assists in 62 games). Cialis 20 mg The 6-1/185 forward stepped his play up in 12 playoff games (5-9-14).

Cialis 20 mg THN: One scout said, cialis 20 mg “He’s a tall, cialis 20 mg lanky kid who competes hard. Cialis 20 mg He’s a bit week, cialis 20 mg but he competes hard. Cialis 20 mg He has good hockey sense and is dangerous with the puck. Cialis 20 mg Another scout offered measured caution in respect to Straka. Cialis 20 mg “I worry a little about smallish Europeans who put up big numbers in the Quebec League because sometimes they don’t translate to the next level, cialis 20 mg” the scout warned THN. Cialis 20 mg “But he’s skilled offensively and he’s shown in the Quebec League he can put up points.”

Cialis 20 mg McKeen’s: “Straka shows ability in the offensive zone as he prefers to shoot more than he likes to pass. Cialis 20 mg His game is dependent on using his speed and hockey sense to slither past defenders, cialis 20 mg beating them backdoor…. Cialis 20 mg Straka needs to embrace the physical game as he can be intimidated early in contests as was evidenced in the Top Prospects Game as he was bullied out of the slot and made no effort to return.”

Cialis 20 mg It will not surprise me in the least to see the Rangers move down in the second round with the thought of recouping the third round draft pick they dealt to Los Angeles in the Brian Boyle deal.

Cialis 20 mg Moving down in the round fits in well with my preference for the Rangers to take a long look at Brock Beukeboom with their second round pick. Cialis 20 mg I know the Rangers blue line corps is deep, cialis 20 mg but they do need to add a physical defensive defenseman. Cialis 20 mg The 40th overall spot is a bit early to be drafting Beukeboom, cialis 20 mg so moving down and adding a draft pick would be the best way to go. Cialis 20 mg However, cialis 20 mg that will require the Rangers to gauge how the Draft is progressing.

Cialis 20 mg If the Rangers do remain at #40, cialis 20 mg then I would bite the bullet anyway and draft Beukeboom with their second round pick, cialis 20 mg although my second choice might be the better value.

Cialis 20 mg As for the remaining players, cialis 20 mg I would roll the dice on Kirill Kabanov; the player McKeen’s calls “the ultimate high-risk, cialis 20 mg high-reward prospect”. Cialis 20 mg His talent is just too much to pass on at this point in the Draft. Cialis 20 mg With Artem Anisimov and Evgeny Grachev poised to make an impact with the Rangers, cialis 20 mg Kabanov would have fellow Russians on the team to help ease his transition to the NHL and provide some stability.

Cialis 20 mg The Rangers could add in their attempt to bring out the best in Kabanov if they follow through with my advice and draft Vladimir Tarasenko in the first round. Cialis 20 mg Both Kabanov and Tarasenko were linemates with the Russian U-18 Team in 2009.

Cialis 20 mg Will the Rangers pull the trigger on two Russian players – one of whom has had issues? Rangers Assistant Director Player of Personnel Jeff Gorton addressed this idea during the June 16 conference call.

Cialis 20 mg “There’s a lot of talent there, cialis 20 mg and like all kids here in the draft, cialis 20 mg we have to do our due diligence about their character, cialis 20 mg” Gorton offered. Cialis 20 mg “I know with Russians we always hear about their character issues, cialis 20 mg but it’s the same for other kids, cialis 20 mg too, cialis 20 mg in this draft. Cialis 20 mg For sure, cialis 20 mg Kabanov has some issues. Cialis 20 mg You better do your homework before pulling the trigger on drafting a guy like that.”

Cialis 20 mg Of the remaining players, cialis 20 mg my preference would be Petr Straka, cialis 20 mg Brad Ross and Stanislav Galiev. Cialis 20 mg Straka is still an inconsistent performer, cialis 20 mg but the recently turned 18-year-old has time to develop his game and get stronger to deal with the rigors of the NHL. Cialis 20 mg Straka might be the safer pick that Kabanov because he is a more stable commodity.

Cialis 20 mg Ross appears to be a younger version of Sean Avery and that might not play high in Coach John Tortorella’s book, cialis 20 mg but the Rangers cannot let them dissuade them from considering Ross. Cialis 20 mg He would provide a physical component that will compliment the Rangers more finesse forwards.

Cialis 20 mg Galiev might be ready to contribute faster than most European-born prospects because he will have three seasons in North America under his belt by the end of the 2010-2011 season. Cialis 20 mg He has all the attributes to become a top six forward.

Cialis 20 mg If Sather is able to acquire a third round pick, cialis 20 mg there is a player I would like to the team consider – Tom Kuehnhackl. Cialis 20 mg I almost added him to my choices with the second round pick, cialis 20 mg but decided he might be a better value pick in the third round. Cialis 20 mg Here is my original report that I had prepared on him.

Cialis 20 mg Tom Kuehnhackl – RW –THN: # 59 —– McK: # 65 —– TSN: # 72
CS: # 8E—– ISS: # 41 (James Neal)
The 6-2/170 RW is the son of another famous hockey player. Cialis 20 mg Father Erich is a member of the IIHF Hall of Fame and has a somewhat circuitous history with the Rangers. Cialis 20 mg It is generally accepted that the Rangers (and Canadiens) offered an Erich an NHL contract during the 1970s, cialis 20 mg the he passed because he was making more playing in Germany. Cialis 20 mg However, cialis 20 mg Tom will not follow his father as the younger Kuehnhackl will play this coming season in the OHL with Windsor.

Cialis 20 mg Kuehnhackl’s season was limited to 38 games in the German second division (12 goals and 9 assists) due to an array of injuries (shoulder, cialis 20 mg thumb, cialis 20 mg hand and groin ailments).

Cialis 20 mg THN: Some nights he doesn’t play very much and other nights he plays against bad teams so it’s hard to get a good read on him, cialis 20 mg” one scout commented. Cialis 20 mg He’s got all the tools and he’s an intriguing player.”

Cialis 20 mg McKeen’s: “He is a natural scorer with highly-tuned offensive instincts. Cialis 20 mg His game is based around his ability to manufacture offence, cialis 20 mg but he also understands defensive concepts.”

Cialis 20 mg ISS: Kuehnhackl is a tall and lanky and will only get better as he develops his strength and builds muscle. Cialis 20 mg [He is a] Top 6 forward who could develop into a top scorer”

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