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06-14-2011, 07:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Aspirine View Post
At 6'2 201lbs, 81 pts in 70 games played, it's been said he's a man playing in a kid's league, which doesn't leave lots of place for improvement. I might very well be wrong, but rumor has it that he might fall all the way down to the end of the first due to that.
This is the company line that has been parroted in the last few days because, I guess, with no hockey left to watch, people have to start looking for flaws. If we pass on a big, gritty RH centre who can score because "he might have topped out already", that's just dumb on so many levels. He's still a concensus top-15 pick according to virtually every scouting service I've looked at so far...barring some dramatic development in the next 11 days, I don't see any reason that would change.

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