Thread: Prospect Info: Development Camp 2012 July 6th-10th
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07-09-2012, 02:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Ziggy Stardust View Post
I think sometimes people put too much stock into these development camps, as the title suggests, its for development and a mini-training camp that teaches these kids something to pick up on. They're not necessarily made to launch them straight into the NHL. I don't think anyone would have penciled in the likes of Simmonds, Clifford, King, Nolan, Lewis, Martinez, etc. into NHL spots based on how they performed at these camps. There have also been those in the past who stood out at these camps that amounted into nothing (Greg Hogeboom, Ned Lukacevic, Brady Murray are a couple of examples).
Everyone had a hard on for Petr Kanko a couple years back too.

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