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07-31-2012, 07:37 AM
Tim Wallach
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Originally Posted by Crottenham View Post
Francisco is probably a good example of a kid who should never have played in the league as a 16/17 year old. Too bad given the talent, bet you he wishes he had not have blown off the U of Maine!
I'm not sure if something changed for him mentally since being a dominant 15-year-old or what, but I have rarely seen such a scared player in the OHL. He'd literally wince before any slight contact. And he'd shield himself as soon as someone was within 5 feet. It was really sad to watch because it showed a mental state that was not conducive to this level of hockey. And that's not something that changes.

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