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#1 Filppula41

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 01:30 PM

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#2 NeverForgetMac25

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Posted 25 July 2007 - 01:52 PM

Not a bad chunk of change for a guy that hasn't played a second of hockey at the NHL level.
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 07:01 PM

On the one hand, he could do awesome with Havlat.

On the other, I can see him getting tossed around like a rag doll.
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Posted 25 July 2007 - 07:08 PM

The guy played one season in the "O", I cannot see him even making the pros.

#5 i-pod

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Posted 26 July 2007 - 08:05 AM

Will he lay a couple games in rockford???

#6 martyrme19

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Posted 26 July 2007 - 06:29 PM

QUOTE(Never Forget Mac #25 @ July 25, 2007 - 02:52PM) View Post

Not a bad chunk of change for a guy that hasn't played a second of hockey at the NHL level.




hey, and not a bad chunk of change for a guy who decided to not have an agent either!
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Posted 29 July 2007 - 02:10 AM

I'm surprised Wirtz was willing to part with all that money. Kane could potentially make almost 3 million in a very short amount of time.

It's a ridiculous signing in my opinion. I didn't even consider this guy to go #1 overall, as I thought Kyle Turris was better. Kane is pathetically small, and from what I hear, has a bad attitude.

Plus, one season in the OHL doesn't garner anyone anything, especially of the potential money he could make. If he knew what was right, he would have stayed another year.

If he does play in the NHL, he'll get the piss beaten out of him. 5'9, 160 pounds is horribly small.





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