Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames center center Connor Zary (47) skates during the warmup period against the Dallas Stars at Scotiabank Saddledome.
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Prospect Prospective: Connor Zary's explosive early-season success

In this week's Prospect Prospective, we're exploring Calgary Flames centre prospect, Connor Zary. 

Connor Zary was taken 24th overall in 2020 by the Calgary Flames. The EP Rinkside team rated him as the 25th best player that year so his position was right in line with the perceived value. However, there were widely varied opinions on him. Some thought he was a sure top-15 talent, while other scouts thought he was a second-rounder. 

Despite the opinion of scouts, there was no denying his production. As is eloquently described in the guide:

“What do Nolan Patrick, Mathew Barzal, and Cody Glass have in common? Zary outscored each and every one of them in their draft years. Only six WHLers in the past decade recorded a higher point-per-game in their draft year than Zary did — fellow 2020 NHL draf

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