Thread: News Article: HF Blues Prospects Review 2009-2010
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05-04-2010, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Zundo View Post
Is it just me or is it surprising that the Blues prospects don't seem near as good as they once were and yet we are still ranked in the top three?
This article only pertained to prospects in Jrs so it didn't include guys already in the minors (Eller, Junland, Sonne, etc.) guys that played last year in college (Cole) or guys in Europe (Rundblad, K. Berglund, Hjalmarsson, Lehtera, etc.) You're right though is that the Blues don't have as many top end prospects as they used to but that's to be expected as the top guys graduate from prospect status and become NHLers. The Blues aren't going to be able to keep the quantity of that much quality for that long...not unless they keep getting 2 or 3 1st rd picks each year like they did in 2006 & 2007. In recent years the Blues have developed Backes, EJ, Polak, Perron, Oshie & Berglund from prospects to players.

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