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12-23-2012, 09:18 PM
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Originally Posted by seanlinden View Post
Way too early? Yeah right. He's almost there. The guy is 21 years old and a former 9th overall pick. He's had ample opportunity to play in the NHL, and as of right now, if there was a season, it's questionable as to whether or not he would be on one of the worst teams in the league.

Without a doubt, if he's going to be anything but a bust, he needs to play in the NHL as soon as it resumes. Toronto wouldn't be in a position to do that, so all they'd be doing is trading for a future bust.
21 years old is not old for a prospect. He has had opportunity at the NHL level, and performed well as a rookie, and was sent down because he needed more than 4th line minutes to develop. You have no clue whatsoever if you think a 21 year old developing is too old and a "bust".

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