25 WHL Players To Watch in 2012-13
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11-14-2012, 11:08 AM
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Didn't really know where else to put this, but I'll throw it in here. What do you think about the chances of these Hurricanes getting drafted this year and when would they go?
Jay Merkley - C
Macoy Erkamps - D
Jamal Watson - W
Axel Blomqvist - W
Really like Merkley and Erkamps and I would be surprised if they didn't get drafted. Blomqvist and Watson have both shown flashes at points so I think they have a chance, albeit not sure how good of one. Any responses would be appreciated!
Have had the chance to see them several times.
I think my favorite of the 4 is definitely Jamal Watson. He's got elite speed, pretty good hands and plays physical. Just needs a more consistent effort.
I would say:
Erkamps - 4th or 5th round pick
Watson - 4th or 5th round pick (I would rate him a bit higher)
Merkley - 7th round pick
Blomqvist - 7th round pick, maybe undrafted
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