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05-26-2010, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by GopherState View Post
It's mostly cyclical but given those are where the base of Canada's population and the country churns out over half of all NHLers it's not that big of a surprise those two leagues (along with the Q) would be developing top-tier prospects.

By the way, here's the article:
http://www.behindthenet.ca/projecting_to_nhl.html
Very interesting article. It was kind of confusing, but it is also a good read. Thanks for that.

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Originally Posted by saywut View Post
Was actually 3 his draft year.
Lucic had 9 his draft year, but Kassian was a better skater, to put things in perspective.
Yeah, well we have seen how Kassian compares to Lucic now.

Either way, 04/05/06 were pretty bad draft years.

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