Evgeny Grachev on Broadway Next Year?

April 25th, 2010 by Broadway Hockey Daily Leave a reply »

Hockey’s Future wrote an article about NHL prospects that have either been over- or under-performing during their young careers.

Unfortunately, Rangers’ prospect Evgeny Grachev was listed among those “Trailing the Play.”

Although, they did note that even though he underperformed in 2009-10, he should compete for a spot on Broadway next year.

Evgeny Grachev, LW – Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL)
Drafted by the New York Rangers
Second round, 75th overall, 2008

Although he started his rookie season strong with five goals and eight assists in his first 15 games, Grachev faded fast, posting only seven goals and eight assists over his next 65. Much of the inconsistent production can be attributed to the typical types of growing pains players go through in turning pro. As a 6’4", 220-pound goal-scoring forward, Grachev was used to being able to dictate the play with his size and skill. Against bigger, stronger, and more experienced competition, the winger failed to adap ...

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