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Habs Board 2012 Prospect Rankings #15
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07-09-2012, 05:47 PM
Join Date: Sep 2009
Originally Posted by
Partisan du CH
It looks like the Avtsin hype is over now. His flashy moves still pushed him into the top 10 on this board (even if he was ranked quite low in every other scouting report), just like Trunev did. In the current top 10, I don't see any similar player who would be there just because we saw a few flashy moves on youtube, so we may have learned our lesson!
He's regressed as prospect since coming over to North America, or since his wrist injury. He's 6'2/6'3 200lbs with great hands, a very good shot and good skating stride. He was always a project, and our prospect pool has gotten much deeper since he's been drafted.
And he wasn't ranked that low on scouting reports. Central Scouting had him as the 18th best Euro skater.
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