Thread: Speculation: Ken Holland less than confident
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01-18-2013, 10:53 PM
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It's just weird how we have this bridge where there aren't any good NHL-ready prospects and then all of a sudden we're looking at 5+ prospects ready to jump to the NHL.

If KH is such a great drafter, shouldn't we be bringing up 1 or 2 young players every year? If we are "retooling", then we're doing it wrong.

Smith should've been playing his rookie season last year, then Nyquist this year, then Tatar and Andersson and maybe Jarnkrok next year, and so-on and so-on. But instead, we're left with all these prospects ready for the NHL but stuck in line behind the Vets AND the other prospects who have been waiting even longer.

KH's development philosophy has left this team in a spot where we are likely going to have a down year because he's forced to bring up all the kids at once, instead of one or two every year.
I give up.

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