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RedWingsLegacy 04-01-2013 06:56 PM

Stars 2008 Draft Review
 
The Stars won the cup this year so maybe you can excuse such a bad draft by the previous GM.

1st Rounder 30th OV Thomas McCollum

Highly touted goalie and still young. But has had a hard time in the AHL probably not as good as most people expected of him. Floppa best bet is to be a back up with Howard there. Traded for similar bust Greg Neimez

Notable Misses:Markstrom,Ennis,Gardiner Goulbuef though none were first rounders all were close.
Status: AHL starter/potential back up

2nd Rounder 46th OV Danny Kristo

Successful 4 years at college will join the Bulldogs soon. Still a whille off from NHL duty but could become something in a few years. Has since been dealt not sure who to or for what in all honesty.

Notable Misses: Justin Schultz, Matt Calvert
Status: NHL prospect

2nd Rounder 60th Michael Hutchinson

Up and down between ECHL and AHL Rask and the other guy ahead of him. Still with the Stars system but like McCollum not as highly touted as he once was.

Notable Misses: Vyacheslav Voinov, Matt Calvert, Braden Holtby
Status AHL Starter

Overall and awful draft but that can be the price for winning the cup.

Ohio Jones 04-01-2013 09:23 PM

Unfortunately Hutch has Khudobin and Svedberg both playing very well - between him and Rask. Never know what another year brings though.


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