Thread: Daniel Sprong
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11-04-2012, 05:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Punch Imlach Reborn View Post
we have been discussing the quality of player Daniel Sprong is and how he should be playing at a higher level, but one thing that he has done at the espoir level is he has brought the Quebec Major Scouts to the Tigers games and while they can all see what Daniel can do on the ice, the scouts also see what the other strong Tigers can do... they seem to have as many as 10 Q teams tracking them right now...that bodes well for some of the other kids who are looking to the Q as their future....
Yes they may be there to look at the young "jedi" Sprong, but you have to remember that there are 8 rounds where 15 year-olds can be taken now at the Q draft. This requires a better scouting job. So, scouts can no longer just go to the 2 or 3 midget espoir tournaments to scout the espoir kids. They have to grind it out at espoir games.
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