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03-28-2004, 07:38 AM
Broadway Brett
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Originally Posted by NYR469
you can't not draft a player because we MIGHT have a better than 1 in 1,000,000 chance of getting crosby the following year...

first off lots of guys switch positions and guys who play center in juniors or college move to wing at the nhl level or wingers move to center so this could be a problem that can be fixed by shifting guys around...

but more importantly is that if we drafted a top 6 center and had that guy and umberger as our top 2 centers of the future and then got crosby, that would be a GREAT problem to have...i hope we'll one day be 'tortured' with deal with that
I think you have a great point, and worst comes to worst we trade the center that we drafted if we do get Crosby. I feel we should draft a winger anyway, since it's much stronger there. You changed my mind about not drafting someone, because you might get someone else. But I hope we get Crosby.

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