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11-21-2003, 11:24 AM
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Originally Posted by thestonedkoala
Absolutely positively NOT!

Bouchard has a gift even though he is so small. He is near the level of Gaborik, even though he can't put the puck in the back of the net, Bouchard has a ton of playmaking ability and shifty moves.

Burns is another one. He flies some nights and hits everything in sight. He needs a lot of time in the NHL to really be called a star but he's being groomed right and he is learning a ton.

Koivu is the only questionable first rounder the Wild picked and the camp is split on him.


O'Sullivan- wheels and a sniper. He's going to be good.

Foy- Has shown his abilities already at the top level.

Harding- Franchise/Starting Goalie.
Again I'm not trying to bash the players the Wild have drafted.

My point is that MOST teams that win the Cup have 3-5 really top flight players, and IMO only Gaborik will be one of those players.

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