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05-15-2013, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by TorMenT View Post
Except it does matter what players do in the minors, or they wouldn't get opportunities at the big leagues. It's foolish to say that the tool that GMs use to gauge a prospects talent doesn't matter.
So why isn't Haydar, Taffe, Chris Bourque, etc etc in the NHL? Sure, they use it to gauge prospects, but doesn't mean just because a guy had a bunch of points in the AHL that he will be an every day NHLer is my point.
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Originally Posted by DisgruntledHawkFan View Post
Seriously? Then why bother with scouts?
To see if they can handle the NHL, just because he is leading the league in pts doesn't make him an automatic.

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