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01-02-2014, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by kjbhockey View Post
I think there is a little bit of overreaction here around Zadorov. Despite his offensive uptick in the WJC's I still don't think he'll bring much offense to the pro level. Don't get me wrong his goals were very nice but also on 5 vs. 3's where you can just unload on the puck and the shooting lane was the size of a 18 wheeler. I think the Flyers picked Morin over Zadorov because Morin knows his game a little better. He knows he is not an offensive guy and plays within his own game.
To be fair, Zadorov was coming off 2 goals and 4 assists in his 8 OHL games after his NHL stint too, so it's a little more than this tournament that have shown some offensive improvements. As a I said in his prospect thread, I'm not sure that what Zadorov is showing is real either, but it's hard to suggest it's not.

I wasn't a Zadorov or Morin guy going into last year's draft, but I can see why both players were so well thought of.

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