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07-24-2012, 09:22 AM
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Timmins is great at making picks based on scouting reports. The future outcome of a player? Well, that is difficult at best.
What you are saying is that Timmins is not great at predicting the future outcomes of players? If that is what you are saying then, according to at least 2 studies, you are wrong:
Ed Willes of the Vancouver Province looked at the results of the NHL draft from 2000-09 and what he found is this:
Sorry, can't explain this but the numbers don't lie. The Habs have the highest rating in the study. In 2003, they took six players who made the NHL. In 2005they selected four more NHLers. In 2007, four more including Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban. The high-end talent hasn't been there but the Habs have consistently found players.
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