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08-10-2012, 12:50 PM
Ludicrous Speed
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Originally Posted by Hipster Letestu View Post
Not to be a pessimist, but I'm going to be one anyway. Let's say he tears it up at the WJC and plays really well at Minnesota, I wonder if we could have a Schultz situation on our hands. Reilly is not signed to an ELC, and he's a 4th-round pick, we hold his rights until he decides to leave college, but it makes me wonder.
I wouldn't quite call that pessimism more like paranoia. The Schultz and Wheeler mentality comes along so infrequently that it honestly shouldn't even come to mind. I remember when people were accusing Matt Calvert of holding out on us because he wanted to play in the Memorial Cup in his hometown, and we all know what actually happened afterward. I expect Reilly to be no different than 99% of prospects as far as commitment goes.

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