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07-27-2012, 12:02 PM
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Originally Posted by tigermask48 View Post
That quote from GKG was in reference to Deslauriers, not Mersch being one of the oldest in camp along with Czarnik. Deslauriers and Czarnik (and Veyas well) had significantly more pro experience and had played at a higher level than any of the other players in development camp, so it's not really a suprise to see them stand out the most in camp.
Ah, I misunderstood.

Still, off the top of my head, Czarnik, O'Neill, and Dowd are the older prospects. Vey might be as well. I'm pretty sure Weal and Forbort are pretty close in age compared to ND, so it's not like he has a huge age advantage. Between professional experience and international experience (like Gravel and Forbort on the WJC side), I don't think he has a huge advantage either.

However, at camp this month, Deslauriers looked like Martinez and Nolan last year, in terms of physically built, but little visible baby fat. I think he'll turn some heads this year.

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