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The Player: Michael Dal Colle is an impressive scoring winger with Oshawa (OHL). Dan Marr from NHL.com told Shawn Cayley of DurhamRegion.com about Dal Colle, calling him an NHL power forward in the making.
The Comparable: Nazem Kadri is not considered a power forward, but he is a skill player with similar offensive totals at the same age, and in the same league. In Kadri's draft year, he went 56GP, 25-53-78 for a 1.39 point-per-game total. Dal Colle's OHL totals this season were 67GP, 39-56-95, good for a 1.42 point-per-game total. They are similar offensive players.
Style and Substance: The substance of the Kadri-Dal Colle comparison looks very close. If you look at Kadri's career progression offensively, that's a very nice guide for Dal Colle's expectations. Many things can impact career progress, but Dal Colle looks like a worthy selection in the top-10 overall. The style comparison should give us pause about Dal Colle as a power forward. Kadri is the same size, and a physical player, but at the NHL level he isn't close to a power forward.