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05-25-2012, 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by rt View Post
Gormley was the best D at the WJCs and he's the best D at the Memorial Cup. He's an incredible prospect with legitimate number one defenseman upside. He is just so effective in all three zones in all situations. The cliche "ice water in his veins" was invented for this kid. He plays like a ten year NHL veteran.
This, so much.

I remember following the 2010 draft and losing my mind at the fact that Fowler was falling so far down the board, despite his top four projection and his appearance on the super powered Spitfire team that was coming off a Memorial Cup win. When Anaheim grabbed him I was distraught. Knowing nothing of Gormley at the time I spent the rest of the night complaining to any of my friends that would listen.

...I feel like a giant dummy now, Gorms 4 Life

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