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The Other Kronwall

from the Toronto Star,
Memo to amateur scouts for all 30 NHL teams: If you can’t decide what to do with your last draft pick, take a big Swedish defenceman. That’s what the Maple Leafs did in 2002 when they took Staffan Kronwall and three years later, the 285th overall pick from that draft has emerged as a regular in their lineup. “I would suppose that would be safe to make that statement at this point,” a very non-committal Pat Quinn said when asked whether Kronwall is with the Leafs to stay.

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