Thread: Prospect Info: 2012-2013 Blues Prospects
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02-05-2013, 02:35 PM
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Alklha
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It is all about the organisation, not the city. We can dress it up all we want, but for all the guys we have drafted that are in our team, I would only really consider Polák as having developed there.

As pointed out, Backes developed in NCAA. When he left college and finished that year in NCAA he got off to a quick start. When he went back the following season he still performed well, but what limited production there was basically all came on the PP. The Blues actually only called him up when we were skating 7 defensemen!

Are things as bad as some of us might think? Probably not, but I don't really see any positive signs from player development there. Hopefully there will be an influx of talent over the summer and that pushes things in the right direction.

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