C Nic Petan - Portland Winterhawks, WHL (2013, 43rd overall, Winnipeg)
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10-30-2012, 11:56 AM
Join Date: Sep 2006
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They got an insane scouting department, but definitely have been lucky with Nino joining, which made more higher talented players in Bartschi and Bjorkstrand to come over. They also draft some high American players in the later rounds who would only want to play for Portland or in the US division.
I wouldn't say they have an insane scouting department, I just think it's more of the fact that they have a great history of having success with American kids, so they aren't afraid to draft them like most teams still are.
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