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12-18-2012, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Papa_Bear_21 View Post
Can someone please explain to me what the issue is with Anthony Mantha?
He's got very nice size, can skate, and at last count had 27 goals, which would put him near or at the very top of CHL goal scoring. And it's not like he has a world class passer playing along side him.
I know that stat don't tell the whole story, but not even a potential top 30 selection?
Seems kinda odd to me.
He's also one of the oldest players in the draft, and had a pretty underwhelming year last year, at least stats-wise. I think that's serving as something as a red flag as well.

I wouldn't put him out of my top 30, personally, but I'd bet that's the reason scouts aren't falling over him. If he were born two days earlier we'd be talking about the nice overage season he's putting together right now, you know?

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