Originally posted on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 10/23/13

EDMONTON - May 1: A dejected Steve Yzerman of the Detroit Red Wings talks to the media in the locker room after being eliminated by the Edmonton Oilers in game six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 1, 2006 at Rexall Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Edmonton defeated Detroit 4-3 to win the series 4-2. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman didn’t project a regular role for elite prospect Jonathan Drouin, so he sent the 18-year-old winger back to junior hockey. That move surprised many NHL observers.“Mostly, we want him playing,” Yzerman told the Tampa Tribune at the time. “And if he's not going to play regular (in the NHL), I want him playing. I don't really have a timetable on it because we do have the luxury . . . to stagger their games and delay it for as long as you really want. So, it's not like we are under a time crunch or anything.”Meanwhile other teams elected to keep talented teenagers at the NHL level this season. Here is a look at how they are doing.Sean Monahan, C, Flames: Calgary somehow managed to avoid drafting and developing good players for some time now. Monahan, the sixth overall pick in the most recent draft changed all that. He has nine points in his first nine games. He turned 19 earlier this month, but GM Jay Feaster made the easy decision to keep hi
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