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10-20-2012, 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Pi View Post

Yeah. One of the many reasons why a scout's job is harder than just watching a bunch of kids play.

Some guys could be great players on terrible teams and at other times players can look good because they're on a talented team and their point totals get affected because of it.
Yes, stats can be affected in either direction in either situation.

Bad team good player gets more than normal playing time and packs on the points, in a losing cause.

Good team good player gets less playing time and has a reduced opportunity to put on the points.

And the opposite can happen.

So like the Red Wings have said, draft on talent.


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