OK....some crazy stuff going on in Ave's land! The all time record for a rookie defensemen is 76 by the great Larry Murphy. Even Ray Bourque had under 70...he had 4th best with 65 rookie pts. Makar is on pace for 93. Staggering.
The scary part is he is doing this with Rantanen and Landeskog both out with serious injuries. Cales hockey sense is outrageous for a rookie...howitzer of a shot...wicked moves, agile and smart. He reminds me of Bourque as a rookie. He has 100 pt potential...as s
If draft previews are being purchased, I have a recommendation. It's the Hockey News Top 100 21 and under. They attempt to rank them...including undrafted 17 year olds. Fun stuff and some off Flyer prospect placement. I thought Frost should have been ranked higher.
The kid is great. He is one hell of a good skater, and his awareness on the ice is beyond his years. Rest assured, I will try but probably won't get him on my fantasy teams this season, but next year I'll try it again. It is amazing the points Makar is putting up without a full season of Rantanen or Landeskog,