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04-18-2012, 06:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Pick Six View Post
Stats are all well and good, and I know HF loves them (especially PPG), but they're not an important factor come draft day. Wilson has a ton of projectable tools that could make him a great player at the next level and his early selection in June will reflect that.
Stats are actually the best way to project a prospect, especially if you account for age and strength of team. If you picked simply off adjusted ppg then you would have done far better than most NHL teams the last 10-20 years (this is a fact).

That is not to say you ignore things like intangibles, but they should be used a supplement.

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