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01-23-2013, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by le_sean View Post
"All flash" was a poor description. I think he's a very good player. What I meant to say is that people are getting caught up watching him since he is flashier than MacKinnon. But in my mind, MacKinnon is the better overall player. He plays more like a pro. More physical, stronger, scores more from the dirty areas. I worry about Drouin's ability along the boards in the NHL.

He's still a very good prospect that I would love in this organization, but I still think MacKinnon will be chosen before.
He didn't seem to have any trouble working the boards or dekeing through arguably the best D corpse Sunday vs Blainville. He made the best D in the league, Ouellet, look like a fool on one play.

As for your 2nd point, I agree. Mackinnon will be chosen before. Because he's closer to the NHL. But I'd pick Drouin because he'll be the best player down the road.

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