Thread: Confirmed with Link: Brock Nelson Agrees to Entry Level Contract
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04-05-2012, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by FytinSioux View Post
I don't think staying in college would have hurt Brock. I don't think leaving UND will hurt Brock either. The only reason I questioned this signing is because you look at his biggest lack (imo), and it's size. With a limited schedule, college gives you the time you need to focus more on gaining strength/size. In my mind, the skill is NHL ready, the body isn't.
I think that getting with the Islanders AHL team, getting him playoff experience in Bridgeport and then getting him with the Islanders players/trainers for a summer will be the best thing for him gaining size and experience

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