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2012-2013 Connecticut Whale/Greenville Road Warriors Thread (AHL, ECHL)
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11-05-2012, 01:42 PM
Can't Beat Him
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Washington, DC
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He was an 80th overall pick. How many 80th overall picks make the NHL, they are not considered busts. He will be a serviceable player in the AHL for us.
Oh yea, and he's 21 and playing in his second pro season.
Bust as in he has no NHL future. Certainly it's not a huge deal for a third round pick to never make it. That wasn't what my statement implied.
I don't care if he's 21 and in his second season. He's frail, injury prone and neither big nor strong enough to be more than a role player at the AHL level. That's all well and good and not without a level of value. I just get tired of people including Bourque in the discussion of legitimate prospects (i.e. Thomas, Audy-Marchessault, Hrivik to a degree, etc). He has mush for brains and will be out of the organization in a year or two.
It's just pain.
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