Thread: Speculation: Acq/ Rost. Bldg./ Cap Part XV
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06-30-2012, 06:26 PM
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Its funny cause Swedes typically are weird in they develop, just like Zetterberg and look like 60 point tops player then magically for several years they are PPG or close to it.

Sedins, Zetterberg, Eriksson, Alfredsson.
You could make the same list for just about every nationality with a large enough sample size.

Likewise, you could make a far longer list of players didn't amount to that much or collapsed after looking promising.

Forsberg could become Perry I guess, in the sense that any player who hasn't proven himself to be something could prove himself to be something beyond everyone's expectations, but a Cole/Franzen level seems a lot more optimally realistic. I don't see him as a pain to play against on all fronts 40-40 player let alone 50-50.

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