Sound Tiger Stats: 51 G, 86 A, 137 PTS in 196 Games (From 2013-2018)
You get some players that excel at junior and excel at the AHL, but for some reason, they can never put it together at the NHL level. Rob Schremp immediately comes to mind.
He dominated junior with 384 points in 247 games (1.55 points-per-game) and did the same at the AHL with 172 points in 217 games (0.79 points-per-game). In the NHL Schremp posted 54 points in 114 games played.
I know Alan Quine isn’t Rob Schremp but just look at the numbers.
In junior Alan Quine put up 218 points in 252 games (0.86 points-per-game). At the AHL level, he’s put up 138 points in 199 games (0.69 points-per-game).
But when it comes to the NHL Quine, like Schremp isn’t nearly as productive. His responsible and defensively sound game are good things to have in a lineup, but unlike the AHL with it’s inexperienced and frankly less talented squads, Quine clearly excels. But the precision and talent of the NHL is too much.
Look, Quine probably belongs in the NHL, but he’s no more than a fourth line center. There’s nothing wrong with that. Evey NHL team needs a fourth line center. But in terms of an impact player, Alan Quine just isn’t one.
Bridgeport did a good job grooming Alan Quine to be the type of player he is. And again, he fits the mold of the defensively responsible player. But again, he’s not an impact player.