Nashville Predator Colin Wilson Ready to Take Bite Out of NHL

July 19th, 2010 by Alan Bass Leave a reply »

With the introduction of the salary cap, teams have been forced to ice young, cheap talent in order to squeeze higher-paid veterans onto rosters. In fact, 11 first round picks from the 2008 draft saw NHL ice time last season.

Often, youngsters find themselves as depth players barely able to skate with the veterans. Once in a while, though, a teenager jumps to the league and contributes right off the hop.

Colin Wilson of the Nashville Predators looks to be one of those players.

“I know that he is going to have a real long career,” said Predators coach Barry Trotz. “He’s really strong; he’ll put up good numbers.”

Wilson, the seventh overall pick in 2008, has already shown he is capable of doing j ...

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