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    Bobby Robins ?


    I was wondering who this guy was after looking at his Yg . So I decided to check out his stats.
    To my surprise he was born in 1981. That would make him 33 . Is there not a cut off age to qualify to be a Young Gun. By NHL standards he's a bit of a dinasour. Surely they could have found someone younger to put in the set, like my grandfather lol.
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    Man, I would hate to spend my hard earned money on a Series 1 box and pull a Bobby Robins YG. One of the few reasons why I'm not buying any Series 1 this season.....the crop is awful.

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    The age cutoff is only for the Calder Trophy (26 is the age I think). So he is a rookie, though certainly not a "Young Gun"

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    Quote Originally Posted by cygnusx1 View Post
    The age cutoff is only for the Calder Trophy (26 is the age I think). So he is a rookie, though certainly not a "Young Gun"
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    I'm sure they could have come up with someone better but every year with 100 young guns you get a ton that sell for less than $1 in a matter of weeks so there really isn't much of a difference. Maybe he deserved a rookie card to commemorate his existence in the league lol

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    It's not like young guns is consistently filled with sure-fie NHL talent. I'd take Bobby Robins over a european who will be on the other side of the world in a couple years time. At the very least he's a Bruins, a tough guy and has a great story. Deserves a Young Gun if you ask me.
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