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Bogosian already impressing Thrashers brass

From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

They could use instant help from their top draft pick, the third overall selection in the NHL entry draft less than three weeks ago. They were far from disappointed with what he showed them Tuesday, one week to the day before his 18th birthday.

“I think he was the best player out there today, so we’re really happy with that,” said John Anderson, who became the Thrashers‘ coach the day they drafted Bogosian. “He had a really good stick. He was poke checking very, very well, very strong on the body. There was not a lot of hitting obviously today, but he knocked a few guys around just because of his size and strength.”

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By all accounts, Bogosian is going to be one of the NHL’s most dominant defensemen over the next 15-20 years.