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01-23-2013, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by pesko View Post
I like Nino, but there's no way he'd match Fowler in value right now. While Fowler arguably was rushed into NHL, he's handled himself well, while Niederreiter was without a doubt brought into the league too early and misused in the fourth line position, which IMO may have set back his development for a long time.
Nino failed gloriously in the NHL, but he picked right back up in the AHL this season so I am not overly worried about him being ruined by the bad season. The consensus is that is why his agent pushed the "Trade Me" button after he was bypassed for a camp invite despite impressive AHL numbers. I think he will be a very good wing one day, possibly as soon as two years from now. And this is from someone who would still take Cam over Nino 7 days a week.

I think I am going to link between the two threads because I want Islander fans to see opinions of folks who watched him every game. If Cam had some horrible defect in his game, certainly, you guys would be all over it.

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