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Winnipeg Jets Prospect Thread 2012-13
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11-13-2012, 02:46 PM
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I doubt that the NCAA officials will actually target him much differently than a CHL official, TBH. I think sometimes officials make the wrong call, and when it's fast paced and you have something like that, the officials will rather error on making the wrong call than not making a call that should have occured.
Also, NCAA (especially the CCHA) as a whole is not a bad developmental route, especially for defensemen who tend to take longer.
There are problems in all type of developmental leagues:
I agree with you on the NCAA route. I think the CHL is a great league, but it's not the be all and end all. Some prospects like Trouba, want to experience college and perhaps get a degree while doing that. I don't think it's a bad idea if you want to get your education, since you never know when an injury could derail a career. There's also life after hockey. I think some get too stuck in their idea of Nationalism.
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