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05-01-2013, 09:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Jack de la Hoya View Post
He could also end up to be "only" a physical, shut-down defenseman. (Not that that is a bad thing, but you hope for a bit more in the top-10, I think).

From what I can tell, Zadorov might have both the lowest floor and highest ceiling of the 2nd-tier defensive prospects (Nurse, Zadorov, Ristolainen, Pulock). He's a huge risk. If you hit, you hit big, but I can't say I wouldn't be a bit nervous.
Probably a fair statement. I would say that all of those d-men have some risk, mostly because the Flyers can't seem to develop d-men very well. At least it seems that way. I do agree that Zadorov may be the biggest "project" out of the d-men in that area but I would be comfortable going for it because of the upside.

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