Originally Posted by Dakkster
When I say upside I mean it in the same way Dobber means it. What he could achieve if he had the perfect season, injury free, hot linemates that also had good years, etc. I'm certainly not alone in that assessment when it comes to Taraenko's upside. Yes, he has the talent and drive to be a top ten scorer.
I would agree with this.....at his top top end in a perfect season I could see him crack 90. I do think he can break 80 a few times in his career, he has an incredible shot and he's just overall a very good young player.
20 Team Dynasty (points per) - G (25, 50 for defense) A (25) PIM (3) +/- (5) PPG (15) SHG (25) OTG (15) GWG (25) HTr (50) GP (2) HIT (1) BLK (1) Use actual NHL salary
F: Malkin, Tavares, E. Kane, Parenteau, Havlat, Tarasenko, Galchenyuk, Brunner, Boyes, Kruger, Helm, M. Martin, Bergenheim, Carcillo, Stajan
D: Green, Ehrhoff, Ekman-Larsson, Coburn, Daley, Postma
G: Fleury, Mason, Montoya
Farm: Grigorenko, Grimaldi, Kucherov, D. Shore, Hartikainen, Stransky, Kerdiles, Joensuu, Pageau, Murphy, Ceci, Klefbom, Thrower, Donovan, Ekholm, Lehner, Dansk, Poulin, Nilsson, Andersen