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05-19-2013, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by rockinghockey View Post
Do I agree with all the picks that we have made in the last 5 or 6 years of course not. We have no idea what we have as far as our prospects go. They are still 2 yrs away until the first set is consider a bust or not. Those players are PRV, Lander, Harti, Hamilton, Pitlick, and Rajala. I am sure there are a few more but that is about it. I feel that they need two more seasons to see if they are a bust or not.
Most picks later than #10 overall take a few years to develop. Any player taken out of the first round that is under 23 can not be considered a bust yet. Some of those guys were taken later because they needed to physically, mentally, or game wise mature. Some take 5 or 6 years in the minors to become useful Nhl players. Every year there are some exceptions but that is mostly luck.

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