Thread: Player Discussion: Chris Kreider
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04-30-2013, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Brooklyn Ranger View Post
Really don't see any comparsion--every player you mention had already played several years professionally (in the NHL actually--except for Lundqvist who had already played several years in the SEL) by the time they were 22/23 years old. If anything, thinking about the players on your list makes it even more obvious that Kreider needs more time to adjust to the way the game is played professionally.
No, not every player on that list played several years before 22/23 yrs old.

Everyone on that list, first year, 21yrs old or over, sans Staal, he was 20 his first full year. And only Hank and Stepan were top performers their first year Pro.

Kreiders first full year was not even a full season.

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