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10-11-2003, 12:48 PM
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Originally Posted by quat
So it a highly drafted rookie takes more than one season to dominate then they are a bust? Gee, I guess Naslund sucks as well then. And Burtuzzi. How about Legwand in Nashville? Thorton in Bosten must be a waste of a pick too... don't remember him doing anything in Boston for like three years.
Sorry, I should have been more clear.. I meant in comparison to other draft years. There is no denying the fact that thus far, Sedin/Sedin/Stefan/Brendl is vastly inferior to Lecavalier/Legwand/Stuart/Allen (1998) and Thornton/Marleau/Jokinen/Luongo (1997). Granted those two draft classes have had a couple more years to develop but I just don't see the Sedins, Stefan or Brendl putting up the kinds of numbers that Legwand and Lecavalier did last year. In relative perspective, I'd definitely say that 1999's top 4 was a bust. You can't honestly tell me that you'd rather have Henrik and Daniel over Marleau and Thornton..

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