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01-05-2013, 06:54 AM
nik jr
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Originally Posted by mindfly View Post
Harrington got more minutes, got player of the game award, player of the tournament award (together with RNH and Schefiele). Got more praise etc. He also played at last years world junior tournament as an underaged player.

He was drafted 7 picks after Ouellet... Do you still think Ouellet will be the better player or should the wings have drafted Harrington instead?
harrington has looked better in all the games i have seen, which is just a few. he also was good last year. probably canada's best defensive d-man both years.

ouellet was not as good as harrington, but he is also recovering from injury, and i have not seen nearly enough of him when healthy to make a proper comparison.

i doubt pittsburgh would trade harrington for ouellet, though. harrington seems to me a better NHLer. ouellet is good in most areas, but not great in anything, whereas harrington's D is very good and he is bigger.

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