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11-28-2012, 12:11 AM
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Originally Posted by truck View Post
His pre draft scoring rates were pretty similar to those of Ryan Johansen, Mark Scheifele and Radek Faksa. All were top ten pick. All are expected to be top 6 talents and all were 1st year CHLers pre draft.

I agree that his game has flaws, but I don't think they are insurmountable. Early reports out of St. John's stated that he was his hockey sense and passing were looking phenomenal. If I am right about the puck luck (and I think I am) then the numbers will come too.
Hope you're right.

Burmi seems to be a confident player, but if he's not producing points, you have to think his confidence is being affected. I think he feels he can be an offensive player, so perhaps if he can score a bit at the AHL level, he will gain the confidence needed to have offensive success at the NHL level.

He's still very young.

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