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05-10-2013, 11:35 AM
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Lewy
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Originally Posted by DousedInOil View Post
The premise isn't that Berglund is going to be better than a Monahan/Lindholm, that's the conclusion or statement. The premise is the logic you use to defend that statement. In this case the premise was "It doesn't matter until they prove themselves". I said that the premise was wrong because it excludes all prospects as they all need to prove thing at the NHL level.

Rather, I would say that the likelihood of the particular (Monahan/Lindholm) developing into a second line center that doesn't surpass Berglund to be very unlikely.
I think your expectations are a bit high, but, fair enough. I shouldn't make such absolutist statements, pedigree certainly counts for something, but it isn't everything.

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