Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Columbus Signs Ryan Murray to ELC
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07-24-2012, 06:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Mayor Bee View Post
Sure it is. The only two players who went right to the NHL without additional seasoning were Nash and Zherdev. Everyone else was brought along more slowly, or more "correctly", with little to show for it.
But several were on the team at age 19 (Klesla, Brule, Voracek, Filatov, Johansen) which will be Murray's age when this season begins. That is still extremely aggressive.

Brassard played 42 AHL games as a 20 year old and then graduated. It probably wasn't enough.

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