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    Default Re: Chances for Dobson to jump in NHL this year?

    Quote Originally Posted by Pit Bulls View Post
    Best thing for Dobson's development is another year in the Q where he will be their top D-man/PP QB and play for Canada in the WJC.

    Followed by the AHL for a minimum of 1 year, possibly 2 then finally the NHL. Best case scenario is 21-22 for him to be in the show, especially since Lou has a history of not rushing prospects.
    He's not eligible to the AHL in a year, still has two years of junior eligibility remaining.
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    18 year old defensemen simply don't project into the NHL, unless we are talking about the super, mega, king kong future stars like Rasmus Dahlin. I'd expect at least 2-3 seasons before Dobson gets a sniff.
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