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12-18-2012, 06:15 PM
Bernier the Boats
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Originally Posted by Bomber0104 View Post
Couturier played a full season (on a contender) (as a rookie) because he was good enough (and then some).

The Leafs have been one of the absolute worst teams in the league and Kadri still isn't good enuf (years after being drafted)

HUUUUUGE difference.

In conclusion, I believe Couturier is WAY better than ANY Leafs prospect.
Couturier was drafted a man, Kadri was drafted a boy. This needs to be taken into account. Couturier was drafted for the player he was, Kadri was drafted for the player he could be. Kadri has showed continued progress, and although Couturier is a better player, this is irrelevant in evaluating Kadri's development.

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