In other news possibly pertaining to the Columbus Blue Jackets, Jonathan Drouin did just fine without Nathan MacKinnon to get him the puck.
As if just to fan the flames in the debate of the merits of the two 17-year-old phenoms, Drouin lit up the P.E.I. Rocket for hat trick on Tuesday in the Halifax Mooseheads' first game since MacKinnon was sidelined by a leg injury. The first two were as sweet as restaurant quality lemonade, showing off Drouin's acceleration, hands and generally all-around awesome spatial sense.
So is #DroppingForDrouin for #LosingForDrouin the appropriate hashtag?
One should not blow too much smoke since Drouin still has much to learn before he can do this in the NHL on a semi-halfway regular basis. It hardly tells the same story to point out Drouin has nearly identical numbers as a 17-year-old who only joined the Mooseheads midway through last season that Saint John Sea Dogs graduate Jonathan Huberdeau produced last season as an 18-year-old in his third fullRead More »from Halifax Mooseheads’ Jonathan Drouin gets highlight-reel hat trick in first game of MacKinnon’s absence (VIDEO)