Thread: Confirmed with Link: Rangers sign Carl Hagelin
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04-11-2011, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Inferno272 View Post
Sjostroms WHL numbers:
Total WHL 121 53 74 127

PPG players in the WHL which, imho, is better than the NCAA.

Why is it better? He's playing against 16-19 year olds.... I'd say having a set of wheels would help your game more at that age group than NCAA where most players are almost fully physically developed and in the 18-23 age group. Grachev was dominant in the OHL with his size and speed... AHL with older, more physically developed competition, not so much. I'm way more impressed with Hagelin being a PPG player at the NCAA level than Sjostrom doing so at the WHL level...

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