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04-10-2013, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by scott99 View Post
That makes no sense, 2nd in rookie scoring, yet doesn't make the all-rookie team ? Who makes these selections ? Stevie Wonder ?
It's really not as crazy as you make it sound. Al three forwards (Spooner, Toffolli, Zucker) selected had higher points per game than Nelson.

Nelson was close, as was Sgarbossa. Statistically speaking, Those were the 5 best rookie eligible forwards in the AHL this year that played at least 50 games. Rajala, Granlund, and Killorn also had very impressive PPG numbers but didn't play enough games IMO.

Stinks that Nelson didn't get the honor, but it's not like he was robbed, the others were deserving.

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