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12-03-2012, 10:07 PM
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Rick Nash was a top line player unless there was too much talent around him. You are either skilled and competitive enough for top line minutes or you are not.
Not when you're as young as Ryan Johansen.

Later in development, yes you are either a top-line forward or you aren't. However, if a young guy isn't given already established, talented players to develop with it usually hampers his development. For those first formative years he needs to be surrounded by experienced players.

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