Thread: Prospect Info: Detroit Red Wings Prospect #29
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09-25-2012, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Captain Bob View Post
I agree,
Except I think Nestrasil or Fournier are ahead of either of these guys by a large margin. Same with Parkes
I think all 3 of those guys have fallen behind the others. They are further along, but they have failed to make a significant jump and have established themselves to a higher degree as prospects without an NHL future. Especially Fournier and Nestrasil. These guys are 21yo and playing mostly in the East Coast league. How many 21yo players in the E go on to the NHL? Parkes maybe has a chance, but even 4th-liners in the NHL have to put up more than 8 points in an AHL season. These guys have all pretty much flamed out, imo. Guys like Bodin (and McKee and De Haas) can still make a jump. Odds are they won't and that they'll flame out as well, but there's still a chance for them.

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