I know in my HS hockey travels I see 2 teams represented more than any other...Montreal and Vancouver. I see Vancouver at almost every game. I dno't know what the guy's name is, but I see him all the time. Funny...they take MN kids like crazy these days.
It seems like the high school league is a hit and miss. I am sure players are getting hit a lot harder these days. In about five years the high school league will either be looked at as a great find with McDonaugh, Wheeler, Oshie, Fischer, White, Saccetti, Barriball, Marvin, or it will be labeled as too hard to tell or worse case it will not even be scouted as not even worth it.
Yes, Trevor Timmins had him go door to door and ask - Got skates, eh?
Seriously, MN hockey has come along way. Having spent some time in Duluth, I can say MN takes their hockey seriously. TT made those selections from MN because he thought each of those players were the BPA (best player available) ar the time. So, MN should be proud of their hockey accomplishments and work hard to improve it even more.