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Habs select Dalton Thrower - 51st overall
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07-05-2012, 06:25 PM
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Even your comparison doesn't make much sense, though, as you're comparing the production of guys playing behind Stefan Elliot (direct competition for both Dietz/Thrower as a RH shot) all year to the production of a couple of guys who got to share the load offensively AND soak up a lot more minutes because of injuries (and Elliot moving up to the Avs pro ranks).
And (re: the bolded parts above) remember that Dietz was 17 when drafted, Thrower 18.
Dietz is 5 months older with a full year of hockey development on Thrower. Thrower was still picked to play ahead of Dietz in the lineup despite Dietz's experience advantage.
I am comparing apples to apples people. I like Dietz as a prospect but you would have a hard time finding scouts who prefer him over Thrower.
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