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Top 20 Flyers Prospects, #7
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07-25-2013, 05:57 PM
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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At the time of the 2012 draft he was coming off of two poor, injury-plagued seasons.
Straka's play at age 17 in the same league was impressive enough to get him drafted #55 overall. McGinn at age 17 wasn't doing anything in the CHL to put him on the NHL radar.
Straka as an over-ager put up a 40/40 season in the Q, McGinn as an over-ager in the Q was 30/30.
Straka strikes me as a top 6 or bust type guy at the NHL level. McGinn seems to be a safer bet at playing in the NHL longer (albeit a bottom 6 role).
I could see people making the argument for McGinn for that reason but I like Straka's offensive upside here over McGinn.
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