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08-25-2009, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Old Navy Goat View Post
The issue I see is that it makes no sense to sign him if he isn't ready to contribute right now, and what I mean by that is playing a regular top 6 shift in the AHL. We saw what happened when they signed Novotny too early and it set back his development as he didn't get sufficient minutes to continue developing. Zagrapan is another prospect that they signed and then saw him hardly play his first season.
That can be attributed to dual affiliation more than anything for Zagrapan.

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