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12-27-2012, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by BonkTastic View Post
Eh, it's a two-way street. During a lockout you'll occasionally have prospects who are blocked because young guys who were otherwise tabbed to play in the NHL (the Eberle's of the world) are taking their top-line AHL jobs away. Or, in Europe, you'll have young guys who are blocked by NHLers being parachuted onto the teams and taking icetime away.

I'm just happy that's not really happening to us in any capacity.
Well it's not interfering with any of our prspects but looking at guys like Strome and Hamilton, another year of junior won't hurt them whereas putting them in the NHL might.

I personally prefer to take the cautious road for a prospects development.

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