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01-23-2013, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Estimated_Prophet View Post
It is closer to a full blown myth.

It is true that a players development can be delayed due to confidence issues but they don't lose their skills. The fact is that if the confidence issue ends up being a killer, they never had the mental fortitude to make it in the first place.

There are many, many examples of players who came into the league at a young age and struggled early in their careers only to blossom later on.

A myth created and perpetuated by fans and the media.
Pierre Maguire had a pretty good point this morning on the team, was it the 07 Draft with Eller, he said to have a look and see how many guys from that year have been traded already, is reasoning was the pressure on these kids at too young an age.

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