Scouts Honor: Fantasy Retrospective
(Ryan Kesler Draft Picture. Credit: Puckjunk.com)
There is often this strange feeling of gauging what kind of talent a player will have in the NHL. Now this is a bit of a new column but something fun we will be “working on” in the coming weeks and months. Scouting is truly in the eye of the beholder. A scout watches for so many different things than a fan or casual fan would.
When former Flyers GM Bobby Clarke put out the 1.8 million $ / year offer sheet, everyone expected the Canucks to easily match the offer. Vancouver knew they had a player that was about to take off. Here were some of the opinions on Kesler. Some are way off and some just show that who knew type of philosophy.