Tomáš Hyka (returned to his junior club, Gatineau, Sept. 22)
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09-22-2011, 12:17 PM
Join Date: Feb 2007
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I love this board. This kid showed some promise in what, a two week time span? And now the Flyers are idiots for not signing (EDIT: meant to say drafting) him. Didn't Pyorala look good in pre-season a couple years ago? Great move that was. The kid is 18, probably won't be drafted until the later rounds again next year. Maybe they'll draft him then. Remember when everyone freaked out about Eriksson? No one drafted him in the last draft, even though he was so good the Flyers were stupid to let him go. This really isn't not a big deal, whether it was an oversight or not.
I think it is a big deal when they have a kid they considered a third round talent and compared him to Claude Giroux, but then ultimately decided a kid who has no shot at amounting to anything was more worthy of a pick.
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