LW John Gaudreau - Boston College, HE (2011, 104th overall, Calgary)
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11-12-2012, 10:54 PM
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Not at all.
If he was 4 inches taller and 30 pounds heavier playing at the same level he is at BC, he'd be one of the most talked about prospects in the world.
His freshman season was as good as Kreider's junior season, and we all remember how much Kreider was talked about. His coming out party will be at the WJC.
But he isn't, he is incredibly small and slight.
Even Kreider only saw his stock really sky rocket with his 18 game performance in the NHL playoffs.
Going into the year the 6'3" 220 lb speedster was ranked around 20th.
Gaudreau would need a Forsberg type of WJC performance to get into the top 20 IMO.
Even with his rookie season last year at BC and the scouts seeing his skill set his size and weight still keep him out of most top 100 lists never mind "one of the top prospects in the world discussion."
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