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02-13-2012, 11:13 AM
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madmike77
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Originally Posted by TheFinnishKulemin View Post
Flames will probably take it real slow with him. Let him rip up the College level, hopefully gain a little height and weight and learn how to play with some more physically mature players, then some AHL time.

Give him lots of time to learn how to play against players that could pick him and fling him with one hand.
The college guys typically play out their college careers, so Gaudreau has a few years left - 2-3 more years of college and as you said at least one year in the AHL.

So far he looks like he was a solid pick, but it's far too early to tell how his skills might translate to the NHL.

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