Round 2, Vote 13 (HOH Top Centers)
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02-09-2014, 11:07 AM
Join Date: Oct 2005
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Just wondering people's thought on Sundin as it looks like there is a strong push to represent some early guys pre NHL.
We don't know how they all would have fared in an all Canadian league fully integrated for their entire careers.
We do know how Sundin fared, on lousy teams with not much support and how he did in international tournaments as well.
He is in my top 4 this round as is Zetts and probably Igor and Petrov although 3 and 4 are still open.
If anything, every representation regarding Keats came with the caveat that it was possibly one round too early to rank him Top-4, and Sturm just basically said that the Fredrikson/Keats comparisons would be more appropriate for next round.
I fail to see how that equates to a push.
As for Sundin, I'm not sure he's top-3 in the NHL 80ies onwards group, which makes him a non Top-4 candidate for this round (in my eyes at least).
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