Thread: Prospect Info: Round II, Pick #59: Boo Nieves
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06-23-2012, 01:09 PM
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“He could be a Joe Thornton-type of player,” Herr said. “That could be his upside. When Thornton first came into the League, people weren’t sure he would even be able to play.
This is just wrong. Thornton was touted as a the best draftee since Lindros when he was drafted. During his pre-draft year everyone was saying that he's already able to play in the NHL at the age of 17. He actually had underperformed in his career from what the expectations were.

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