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Derrick Pouliot | Defenseman | Portland (WHL) | 1st Round, 8th overall
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11-22-2012, 03:18 PM
Join Date: Sep 2007
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The way Pierre McGuire was talking him up after the trade, he pretty much said he was an NHL ready d-man. I would think 1 year with Wilkes-Barre and he should be ready for NHL full-time action next season
Well, I have never really heard a lot about Dumoulin. I don't follow college hockey as closely as I used to, and I only really heard of him on the occasion I talked to my friend who is a huge college hockey fan. When we traded for him, the text I got from my friend simply said, "Stud."
The guy operates with some great poise. Couple that poise with a high hockey IQ, and a pretty well rounded skillset, and you have the makings of a seriously good defenseman. I wouldn't be at all surprised to see him develop into the best defenseman that we currently have.
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