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04-23-2013, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by dyzfunctioned View Post
I like Nurse but he's not even close to Bogosian at the same age.

Bogosian put up 61 points in 60 games, leading his team in points as a d-men, AND played on the Petes who had a record of 28-36-4 AND were among the leagues worst in goals scored. Not to mention Bogosian was just an absolute monster at the combine.

Compare that to Nurse, who put up who scored 41 points in 68 games (3rd in D-scoring, and 10th overall on his team) playing on a stacked team including Sproul and Cousins that had one of the highest goals per game ratio in the OHL...

I don't mean to put down Nurse as I like him quite a bit but he's a huge step back from Bogosian at the same age.
My only counter to that would be Pietrangelo. He recorded 53 points in 60 games the same season on a team that scored 272 goals (73 more than the Petes and 10 more than the 2012/13 Greyhounds). Pietrangelo, has proven to be the superior defenseman in the NHL.

Not that I am disagreeing with you about Bogosian being much better developed than Nurse at the same age.

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