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Derrick Pouliot | Defenseman | Portland (WHL) | 1st Round, 8th overall
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06-23-2012, 04:58 PM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Oslo, Norway
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Forsberg was one of the youngest in the draft class, Aug 94. The fact that he didn't look good can mean a lot of things considering he is no where near physical maturity.
Actually the reports on him was that he has the physical tools and "He's probably the safest pick as a forward you can find", but that he didn't show the high end skill that he was thought to have based on one five game tournament last summer.
Regarding Pouliot, he feels like a bit of a reach at #8, but at the same time I don't think there were any players left that are clearly better prospects. If he was picked 5 picks later I think very few here would have any complaints about the pick.
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