Odds Each of Last Year's NHL Rookie Standouts Will Have Sophomore Slump

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Odds Each of Last Year's NHL Rookie Standouts Will Have Sophomore Slump
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The dreaded sophomore slump ailed second-year player Sean Couturier of the Philadelphia Flyers this past season, and what are the odds that top rookies such as Nail Yakupov, Jonathan Huberdeau and Brandon Saad will also fall victim to the slump?

Sophomore slumps are normal occurrences, because talented rookies are no longer unknowns. Their games have been broken down, they often face tougher competition and it can be an overwhelming experience for a young player.

Most of these have a solid head on their shoulders, but here are the odds in percent form that each of last year's rookie standouts will have a sophomore slump.

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