Viagra alternative levitra The New York Rangers 3rd round pick will be the 89th overall selection. Viagra alternative levitra Here is a look at six players that I would target. Viagra alternative levitra Unlike the first two rounds, viagra alternative levitra there is no 3rd Round Mock Draft so the presumption is that all six players could be available at #89.

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Viagra alternative levitra NIKITA GUSEV – LW
CS: # 20E —– McK: Honourable Mention.
THN: 62 (Not Available) —– ISS: 49 (Sergei Samsonov)

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Viagra alternative levitra ISS: “Gusev may be small but he is very sturdy on his skates…. Viagra alternative levitra He has tremendous speed and quickness which can make him elusive enough, viagra alternative levitra but his ability to control the puck with much bigger opponents all over him is a sight to see. Viagra alternative levitra Gusev has super skills, viagra alternative levitra he sees the ice very well and has excellent offensive understanding with and without the puck.”

Viagra alternative levitra McK: “Gusev combines tremendous lateral agility with world-class patience and is a dual threat to score thanks to both a natural playmaking touch and a slick accurate release that can find all corners of the net. Viagra alternative levitra The 5’9” winger also owns a high-powered one-timer capable of reaching velocities seemingly not possible for such a small player.”

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Viagra alternative levitra ESA LINDELL – D
CS: # 12E —– McK: # 65
THN: # 78 (Not Available) —– ISS: # 128 (Not Available)

Viagra alternative levitra Lindell played for Jokerit’s Junior team in Finland last year and posted some big offensive numbers in 48 games: 21 goals and 30 assists – numbers good enough for the 6-foot-3 and 195 pound defenseman to finish in the Top 10 in scoring.

Viagra alternative levitra ISS: “Lindell’s appeal comes mostly from his offensive production ability. Viagra alternative levitra He’s not a great skater by any means but always seems to make something happen with the puck. Viagra alternative levitra He has a great shot, viagra alternative levitra reacts quickly to pressure and loves to jump in from the weak side to the net front area…. Viagra alternative levitra With proper development he could be a diamond in the rough.”

Viagra alternative levitra McK: “Lindell is the sum of his parts since he does nothing exceptional, viagra alternative levitra but does many little things well. Viagra alternative levitra He thrives with the man advantage. Viagra alternative levitra As the extra time and space allow him to make better calculated decisions…. Viagra alternative levitra Lindell has limited lower-body strength and a hunched-over skating style that impedes his overall speed…. Viagra alternative levitra He has good sense of recognizing pressure and reacts accordingly

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Viagra alternative levitra SAM KURKER – RW
CS: # 36NA —– McK: # 69
THN: # Not Rated —– ISS: # 90 (Not Available)

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Viagra alternative levitra ISS: “Kurker is a player who has been consistently getting better. Viagra alternative levitra Good sized developing power forward with nice size and some jam [Coach John Tortorella will love that] to his game. Viagra alternative levitra As he gets stronger he will be able to execute better off his already very good instincts…. Viagra alternative levitra He can still improve his skating, viagra alternative levitra especially his acceleration and overall power, viagra alternative levitra but has potential to provide very good depth and adapt to any rile for a club.”

Viagra alternative levitra McK: “Built like a power-forward. Viagra alternative levitra He marries his size with a good set of hands and is not afraid to engage. Viagra alternative levitra Equally adept at scoring dirty goals as he is skilled ones. Viagra alternative levitra Kurker boasts a strong shot from the dots, viagra alternative levitra but will also drive the net and bury in garbage goals. Viagra alternative levitra Mot an overly strong skater, viagra alternative levitra he will need to address his explosiveness as he lacks a separation gear; however, viagra alternative levitra due to his expansive frame he does a good job of using his size to protect the puck to make plays.”

Viagra alternative levitra MATIA MARCANTUONI – C
CS: # 59NA —– McK: # 92
THN: # 71 (Not Available) —– ISS: # 74 (Not Available)

Viagra alternative levitra A Concussion and season-ending shoulder injury caused Marcantuoni to play just 24 games with Kitchener (nine goals and five assists) last season. Viagra alternative levitra An ankle injury in 2010-2011limited him to just 42 games (11 goals and 16 assists). Viagra alternative levitra The 6-foot and 174 pounder served as captain of Team Ontario that won Gold at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Viagra alternative levitra Matia was a member of the Under-18 team that won the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Tournament, viagra alternative levitra but only played one shift before fellow 2012 prospect Calle Andersson knocked him out with a hit.

Viagra alternative levitra ISS: “His shiftiness, viagra alternative levitra foot speed, viagra alternative levitra power and acceleration combined are all excellent. Viagra alternative levitra His battle along the wall and overall work ethic was inconsistent on a game by game basis. Viagra alternative levitra Awareness issues defensively also had him struggling in being a reliable component to the Rangers offense.”

Viagra alternative levitra McK: “His game is based on speed. Viagra alternative levitra As he is a dimensional skater in terms of acceleration, viagra alternative levitra speed, viagra alternative levitra change of direction and balance. Viagra alternative levitra Marcantuoni can handle the puck at top speeds; however, viagra alternative levitra his hockey sense comes into question as he makes suspect decisions in the offensive zone…. Viagra alternative levitra Not one to bail on a hit, viagra alternative levitra he plays a gutsy game and competes; however, viagra alternative levitra his durability has become an issue.”

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Viagra alternative levitra ANTHONY STOLARZ – G
CS: # 4NA-G —– McK: # 100
THN: # Not Rated —– ISS: # 10-G (Not Available)

Viagra alternative levitra The 6-foot-5 and 200 pound Stolarz has taken a rather long and winding road along his hockey travels. Viagra alternative levitra The Jersey native began by playing in his home state in 2010-2011 in the EJHL. Viagra alternative levitra Last year he hooked up with Corpus Christi of the NAHL posting a 2.69 goals against average and a .923 save percentage. Viagra alternative levitra Stolarz will continue his development as a member of the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Viagra alternative levitra CS: NHL goaltending scout Al Jensen offered this opinion on Stolarz while speaking to Neate Sager of Yahoo, viagra alternative levitra “The kid’s huge, viagra alternative levitra the kid’s huge. Viagra alternative levitra And he’s got that drive and determination. Viagra alternative levitra He’s aggressive, viagra alternative levitra great athleticism and quickness. Viagra alternative levitra He’s got the tools that could someday get him there. Viagra alternative levitra He’s already got some of that stuff. Viagra alternative levitra Maybe four or five or six years down the road, viagra alternative levitra the kid might be something.”

Viagra alternative levitra McK: “Stolarz is a prototypically-sized goaltender with remarkable athleticism and quickness. Viagra alternative levitra He was very consistent this year and is a mentally tough player with good awareness and focus. Viagra alternative levitra He moves very well in the net and very rarely this season did he surrender soft goals. Viagra alternative levitra He’s also strong in traffic as he collapses quickly for a player of his size. Viagra alternative levitra He’s light on his feet and a skilled puckhandler outside of his crease.”

Viagra alternative levitra ANTON ZLOBIN – RW
CS: # 137 NA —– McK: # Sleeper
THN: # Not Rated —– ISS: # 100 (Not Available)

Viagra alternative levitra The 5-foot-11 and 195 pound Zlobin had the last laugh this year after being passed over in the 2011 NHL Draft (59-23-22-45). Viagra alternative levitra Zlobin scored the game-winning overtime goal that propelled Shawinigan to the Memorial Cup championship. Viagra alternative levitra Zlobin stepped up his offensive production with 40 goals and 36 assists in 66 games during the regular season and added three goals and seven assists in 11 playoff games. Viagra alternative levitra Zlobin was just one of six QMJHL players to score 40+ goals.

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Viagra alternative levitra As far as who would be my selection, viagra alternative levitra I would not hesitate to draft Anthony Stolarz with the third round pick. Viagra alternative levitra He has the size and potential that teams crave when they are looking at drafting young netminders. Viagra alternative levitra I have no problem with what Jensen said about him being something in four to six years. Viagra alternative levitra The Rangers don’t need a goalie now; rather they need to start grooming someone for down the line.

Viagra alternative levitra Sadly, viagra alternative levitra I have a feeling that Stolarz goes before the Rangers make the 89th overall selection. Viagra alternative levitra It would not surprise me to see him go in the second round – maybe even to the Rangers – so on the remaining five prospects.

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