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12-05-2012, 03:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Smallz View Post
I'm talking to the people in this thread who have been using this as the be all end all of how good a team's future d-core will be when it clearly won't be
I think anybody who is taking this topic that seriously probably isn't worth the time. Obviously the definition of a prospect involves and arbitrary drawing of the line. If you use HF criteria, that includes Josi but not Faulk. If you use Calder eligibility, then somebody like Kyle Palmieri isn't a prospect either. Everybody should accept that limitation before bothering with such a discussion.

That's why these kinds of topics are pointless fodder and are kind of more suited to the Polls board than here. In the unlikely event an interesting discussion emerges, it will be swallowed up by homerism-laden bickering.

under the age of 25 who looks to have a bright future in the NHL
Still, you're drawing an arbitrary line which will exclude some players. By next week, that would exclude Jeff Petry, for example, while including somebody like Jamie McBain.

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