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01-19-2010, 10:18 AM
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Trxjw
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Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
It says to me that Del Zotto is a tremendous, tremendous talent. The vast majority of players aren't capable of transitioning straight to the professional game right from junior hockey. You shouldn't try to rate prospects based on their progress relative to other high-end prospects. Sanguinetti may not be elite, but he's still a fine prospect. Most teams would find a spot for him...it's just that we have an incredible abundance of young defenseman coupled with veterans making huge money.
Well said. People are spoiled by players like Staal and Del Zotto who make the jump straight from Juniors to the NHL. Those guys are the exception to the rule, not the norm.

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