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06-26-2010, 02:10 AM
William H Bonney
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Originally Posted by tantrum4 View Post
I really don't see what all the fuss is about Etem? I know you guys all like him because he's from Cali, but outside of that state I don't think he's regarded as anything special..he went 29th for pete's sake. That means about 25 teams passed on him, and some teams passed him up more than once, including the Ducks.
He was pretty highly ranked by all the scouting organizations so it's not like we were/are just pimping a Cali kid only because he's from here. He's also a very good hockey player as well.

A players draft position doesn't mean he doesn't have high end potential. I can give you plenty of examples if you'd like. And the Ducks didn't pass on him twice.

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