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2013 NHL Entry Draft
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03-01-2013, 07:50 PM
Join Date: Jul 2007
One of Faksa's linemates tonight is 2013 draft eligible Justin Bailey. He's got nice size at 6'3", and he's not exactly thin as a rail being listed at 183 lbs. as a 17 year old. He's obviously got some filling out to do.
The highly touted power winger was ranked 37th among North American skaters when the NHL Central Scouting midterm rankings dropped last week
The Williamsville, N.Y., native offers huge potential by virtue of his quickness and a body that will probably allow him to put on bulk without sacrificing mobility.
"He's a big guy, uses his size well," Edwards, who saw Bailey during the summer at a USA Hockey camp in Rochester, N.Y., told NHL.com. "He's got a real good shot and he's able to get it off coming in off the wing. For a guy that really never played at much of a [high] caliber before, he looked like he had it all together. He looked like he had an offensive touch to him. He used his size well. I left Rochester thinking he might be a top forward with a really good skill set. That's what I still think he's going to be."
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