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09-27-2012, 12:22 PM
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Don't get all worked up. All he's saying is that Leafs fans are pumping Rielly up way too much for his liking. I would agree with him as well, especially if you've seen what's been written on the prospects board. By all means he is a great prospect, but people are are basing what he might become on his injury-riddled season and forming opinions on what they've read or heard, not necessarily what they've seen. And even then, scouts haven't seen enough of him because of the injury.
It seems like everyone gets giddy about prospects until it's a Leaf prospect, then its time for sober second thought.

Ryan Sproul is the next Shea Weber, Ryan Hamilton is the next Pronger, etc.

Leaf prospect? Number four defenseman, power play specialist sounds about right...

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