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07-01-2013, 05:57 PM
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I kept an eye on him while watching the Memorial Cup this year. He has a compete level as well. The SportsNet announcers said the Leafs decided not to sign him because Nicholls did not buy into the team's fitness regime. The announcers further said that, once the Leafs decided not to sign him, Nicholls bought in. The Rangers then jumped in and signed Nicholls.
It just seems like out of all the odd pickups Nicholls seems to be a legit talent. There's no guarantees of course but I don't feel like we're just taking a 1 in 20 shot with him like these boom or bust signings often are. Maybe we just got lucky and stumbled upon a decent prospect

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