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09-30-2011, 09:52 PM
Chapin Landvogt
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Originally Posted by Top Corner View Post
seen Brett Connolly yesterday against the habs and he looks real good. I say he outpoints Nino if he makes it by a 2 to 1 margin.

Connolly for those who don't know was drafted after Nino.

Speculation, the Isles were interested in him and I can see why. Very good speed and offensive ability
I'd have liked to see the team take Fowler over both of them. And if they had been sticking to a forward, I'd have liked to see the Isles take Granlund over both of them.

This said, no matter if Connolly works out for Tampa or not, when a kid has his hip problems at that age, you don't take him over comparably talented teenagers that early in the draft. You just don't take that risk. And lets face it, he hadn't done jack to show he was going to necessarily be better than Johansen, Niederreiter, Granlund or Skinner.

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