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12-12-2004, 07:34 PM
Join Date: Dec 2003
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You act like Steve Yzerman dominated the OHL. In his draft year in 56 games he scored 42 goals and got 49 assists for 91 points.
In Mike Richards draft year in 67 games he scored 37 goals and got 50 assists for 87 points.
Steve Yzerman was 4th overall in 83. He was a projected superstar from the start.
Richards was 24th overall in 03. Hardly a projected superstar.
I don't see Richards upside as an Yzerman. Staal's upside is a Francis/Yzerman type and he went 2nd in the same draft as Richards.
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