Thread: Prospect Info: Rangers Prospect Poll: #6 TIE-BREAKER
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07-29-2012, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Beacon View Post
You have to figure a young star in a top pro league like the SEL beats out a late first rounder who hasn't even played in college yet.

A late first has only about a 30-35% chance of cracking the NHL even as a bottom-feeder. Fast has a better shot of making it, as well as a better shot of being an impact player.
Went with Skjei on what seems to be greater talent = higher potential value at this point.

However, no question, even if Skjei gets close to pulling a Kreider or a Hagelin, Fast has developed both as quickly and as well as could be hoped for, and will be here possibly as early as next year.

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