Thread: Pre-Game Talk: Team Canada Red vs. White
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08-13-2011, 10:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Oi'll say! View Post
If it was 1.6ppg vs 1.3ppg I'd call it a wash but it's a full extra ppg, it's scoring >1gpg vs <.5gpg.

And as far as RNH's ability to chip in offensively is concerned I have no doubt that he could be useful, I just think he's a kid who's not ready for the nhl. If he had Kane's speed and agility that would be one thing but he doesn't. I think he'll get wrecked here playing against Tootoo, Burrows, etc.
People were saying the same thing about Hall last year, albeit for different reasons. Hopkins wont get "wrecked" if he were to play in the nhl next year, but it may not be what is best for his development.

I think he could use another year in Junior regardless.

We have nothing to lose by sending him there either.

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