Google translate thinks the English translation of Swedish Penner is "Penner"
What joke am I missing ?
Uncle dans leg wrote: ↑Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:49 amRaffi Torres might be a fair comparableRichardstroker69 wrote: ↑Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:44 amVirt looks like a good 3rd liner right now. Tom Wilson spun his wheels for a few years as a third fourth liner, I think virt will eventually be a 2nd liner but it’ll take time.Uncle dans leg wrote: ↑Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:39 amYeahbut...hes finally found an angle to his game where he can actually be an nhl player and an asset. Until this year i havent seen anything from him indicating that he has a hope of being a regular
Not sure how you can reconcile these two statements. This isn't the thread for it, but this critic still isn't silenced. I'll plan to revisit this later in a more suitable forum.Uncle dans leg wrote: ↑Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:53 pmYou're bang on there corn. This kid has top 5 center in the league written all over him...without winning a lotto to get him it should silence critics on JB drafting
EP was drafted 5th.
Actually, that is the position towards which I have been moving, myself.
Penner is also German. It means hobo, bum, homeless - someone sleeping in the streets.
Yeah, both Datsyuk and Zetterberg (drafted at 210th) were steals.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%A5ka ... ce_hockey)Formerly a fishing guide, he was hired as a scout by the Red Wings in 1990. Since then he has won four Stanley Cup Championships as a member of the Detroit Red Wings organization, in 1997, 1998, 2002, and 2008. Andersson, based in Stockholm, Sweden, scouts all over Europe including Sweden, Finland, the Czech Republic, and Russia, and has been responsible for the Red Wings drafting Tomas Holmström, Valtteri Filppula, Henrik Zetterberg, Pavel Datsyuk, Johan Franzén, Niklas Kronwall, Jonathan Ericsson, Gustav Nyquist, Tomáš Tatar, and many others.
His scouting and player evaluation, along with that of former Director of Amateur Scouting Joe McDonnell and former Assistant General Manager Jim Nill, has been credited by Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland as the reason for the long term success of the Red Wings, specifically the ability of the team to find talented players late in the draft.