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Last pick, #188 is....Louie Nanne
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06-24-2012, 01:48 AM
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Hong Kong
Originally Posted by
State of Hockey
You certainly could, but things are changing so fast. I mean the times of grabbing Zetterbergs and Datsyuks from the 6 or 7th appears to be long gone. Scouting is so much better than before. So you're really limited in time frame unfortunately. And who knows, what we use just 10 years ago may not be a true representation.
Your synopsis there for those years is exactly how I'd put it.
That is what I am worried about. I am 100% against your position that 7th round is just as strong (or weak) as the 3rd round.
But like you said, scouting has improved so much, developmental systems have changed, and the rounds moved from 9 to 7 rounds, not leaving much room for us to compare stats...
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