Originally Posted by X-Terminator
No, people liked him because the kid has more than enough talent to be successful in the NHL, and he was our 2nd best wing prospect. Plus, the Leopold deal looks brutal now that the Coyotes were able to acquire Derek Morris from the Bruins for a 4th rounder in the 2011 draft. They overpaid for both players.
But Shero knew it would be awhile until Caputi would fit into our lines and be a consistent starter for the Pens where now he can be with another team, where Poni will fit right into the system and be playing beside Malkin in no time.