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03-18-2012, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Oilers Chick View Post
While I agree with you that overage collegians don't get picked high, I disagree that they are seldom selected. They're just not ranked by the various scouting services/publications much of the time.

Justin Florek (Northern Michigan), Garrett Noonan (Boston University), Chris Wideman (Miami) and Brett Perlini (Michigan State) are a few examples of collegiate overagers that were taken in recent drafts.

FYI to everyone, Laleggia is draft eligible this year. Whether he actually gets drafted remains to be seen.
just saw your response after I posted mine! drafting overagers from college is becoming a pretty decent trend more and more now...and I like it a lot.

I really like Florek, what a solid player he can be.

Maybe you can tell me more of Garrett Noonan OC? I saw him a handful of times this year, but man is this kid scoring big goals or what?? can he keep anything like this up at the AHL/NHL level in your opinion?

Thanks Oilers Chick...

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