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08-16-2013, 10:59 AM
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Originally Posted by S Bah View Post
Out of the ten players they expect to blossom the only one that was a 1st round pick was Galchenyuk, kind of like unknown players is the way I picked it up. they just seemed to be slamming A.Gally.
10. Adam Larsson 4th overall

8. Jason Zucker 59th overall

6. Emerson Etem 29th overall

5. Beau Bennet 20th overall

2. Jacob Markstrom 35 overall

1. Chuckie 3rd overall

so 4 out of 10 are 1st round, 6 out of 10 are top 60. The main reason there aren't more top-5 overall picks is either because they aren't in the NHL yet (Ryan Murray, Rielly etc.) or are already established (Yakupov, Hall, Seguin). Chuckie is only on this list because he wasn't given the same prime minutes as the others top-5 picks. The authors do say that ''An improvement to 20 goals and 60 points would be a nice step forward for this player who, down the road, has star potential.''

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