Thread: Confirmed Signing with Link: Winnipeg signs Jacob Trouba to ELC
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04-02-2013, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Lonewolfe2015 View Post
I never understood kids leaving school early. Good for the Jets, just one of those things I see Trouba possibly regretting one day.
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How often does anyone actually go back to school and/or earn as good of an education as they would have while younger? Let alone get the same experience that college brings. I know personally I can see the changes in myself from when I was a Freshman to when I graduate soon.

We often see these guys enter the NHL still too immature to handle what they are being asked to do.

Again, this means nothing about Trouba persay. I expect him to be great, but if given the choice I'd rather go the Shattenkirk route than the Trouba route personally.
If all goes according to plan for him, he'll never "have" to go back. He'd basically be set. I'd rather have the chance to play pro hockey than get the college experience.

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