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07-31-2012, 11:44 AM
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Originally Posted by dukie01 View Post
But isn't that a jump that a few hundred guys make every year? Is that more of a jump than US HS to the NCAA, which even more guys make? It's not unprecedented to be a freshman, so I'd be satisfied with a slightly above average season in which he bulks up and grows as a player.
Most Canadian kids forego high school hockey programs in favour of the CHL - so yeah, it's a fairly significant jump in the overall skill level.

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