Jim Nill's impact in Detroit, future in Dallas 

April, 30, 2013
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Jim NillAP Photo/Tony GutierrezJim Nill brings a history of draft excellence to Dallas.
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Jim Nill is one of those guys with encyclopedia-like knowledge of every prospect playing hockey across the globe. He's the guy, if you spot him at a junior game or some international tournament, you engage in conversation just to tap into his knowledge. Maybe learn a thing or two to make you sound smart down the road.

Because if Nill likes a player, chances are he's going to pan out.

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