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01-11-2013, 08:13 PM
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Originally Posted by WeThreeKings View Post
Thrower has always scared me. You guys were all raving about him prior to the draft and I always felt strange about whether or not he was a legitimate prospect. Of course, when we got him and having heard the hype on this board before his selection by the Habs, I got excited because of the board's enthusiasm.

One half-season does not a career make. I was simply hoping for something more to be impressed by when I was always somewhat on the fence.
Well it was easy to be excited by him. Coming on as a rookie with 54 points in 60ish games. Great offensive instincts, great shot, toughness on top of it, yet a defensive game to work on but an overall good looking prospect that some had in their 1st round, though I didn't. But early to mid 2nd round for me. Like....I would have easily picked Thrower instead of Moroz....Personnally, I loved the pick....but would have picked Boo Nieves instead.

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