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03-19-2012, 10:18 AM
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Originally Posted by BobDobolina View Post

Every year there's this player(s) who's labeled as "most skilled" in his draft but is either really small, has a terrible record with injuries or both. 9 times out of 10 NHL fans don't hear from these guys again.
A point in Gaudreau's favour is that he's doing it in college rather than major junior. A group of 18-24 year olds is going to be more physically similar to the average NHLer than a group of 16-21 year olds.

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