Thread: Prospect Info: Top 20 Flyers Prospects, #5
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07-21-2013, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Damaged Goods View Post
Exactly what I said, right?
Originally Posted by SCOREacek View Post
I think he means it's hard to evaluate and project how good a goalie will be in the pros, not that it's not a good thing to have young ones in the system to try and develop.
Why does that mean "there's no such thing as a goalie prospect"? If you're drafting and developing young goalies, those are prospects.

Also, the vast majority of NHL starting goalies proved themselves as top prospects before they made the jump. Just because the failure rate is higher and it takes longer to materialize, it doesn't make sense to ignore a goalie prospect's success and talent until they are a seasoned NHL vet.

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