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03-31-2013, 05:48 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
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Ummmm....no, it's not ridiculous for a defenseman. Some defenseman take years to develop.
Staal...drafted in 2005...took three years to make the NHL, and he was a much more polished D-man than McIlrath in his draft year.
McD...drafted in 2007...made the NHL to stay in 2011, even after spending time at a quality college program like Wisconsin...also much more polished than McIrath.
Sauer...drafted in 2005...full-time starter in 2010...five years later.
Nothing ridiculous at all if McIlrath is not quite ready to start next year in NY.
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