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A Scout's Take
Daniel G. Habib
June 24, 2002
The best players do things instinctively, as Nash does, but he also thinks the game better than most other players. I would take him first; he'll continue to improve because of that hockey sense....
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June 24, 2002

A Scout's Take

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The best players do things instinctively, as Nash does, but he also thinks the game better than most other players. I would take him first; he'll continue to improve because of that hockey sense....

Gets in good position to receive the puck and makes things happen when he gets it. Good open-ice speed, but needs to improve quickness. Skating is adequate, although it's not a negative....

Plays a finesse game, but he will defend himself; needs to be more aggressive overall....

If he puts on 25 to 30 pounds, beefs up his lower body, he'll be tough to control in traffic.

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