Nathan Beaulieu sent down to Hamilton (April 18th, 2013)
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03-29-2013, 11:35 AM
Join Date: May 2012
Originally Posted by
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Beaulieu is better than Subban was on draft day... But didn't have the ridiculous development curve Subban had soon after.
But he's already a better defender than he was even a few months ago, and earned his shot. I guess Ellis will be next.
I remember watching that draft on TV. Beaulieu was not supposed to fall to 18, and was in fact projected to go top 10 on most mock drafts. Looking on wikipedia he was ranked the 5th best prospect in the entire draft, even before Couturier and Ryan Strome.
I remember we already had Subban and Tinordi was picked the year before, and the smile on Trevor Timmins face when they called him up to make the announcement was very noteworthy.
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