Thread: Prospect Info: Prospect Talk PART V
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12-07-2012, 06:06 PM
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Originally Posted by scott99 View Post
Definitely must see that ! One question about Strome, have we EVER had a prospect lead the CHL in scoring after we had drafted him ? If I remember correctly, we might have had one, Dave Simpson, I think back in 1982 or 1983. I believe Lafontaine led the CHL in scoring, but that was BEFORE we drafted him.
I think that Jiggs (McDonald) jinxed Simpson when he announced on Sportschannel "that Simpson won the Molson Canadian Junior hockey Player of the Year and that he would have a bright future with the Islanders." Simpson never played a game in the NHL, but I think that he did lead the OHL in scoring in 1982.

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