Thread: Prospect Info: Evgeny Grachev
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12-25-2008, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by hlundqvist30 View Post
I got him at 4. Del Zotto, Sangs, and AA are better than he is. That said, the fact we are even discussing a 3rd round pick as one of our top 5 prospects not even half a year removed from the draft is pretty remarkable.
Well some scouts had him pegged as a late 1st round pick to begin the draft. I believe he was also ranked as the 2nd best European skater in the mid-season rankings. He has top-end talent for sure, but the stigma of Russian players is a tough one to shake.

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