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05-17-2004, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by RoyIsALegend
Although you are analyzing the original proposal, I broke it down to if George McPhee was offered Alex Tanguay and the #6 overall for the #1 pick, he'd take it. Apparently, I'm silly for thinking that a premier talent, just 24 years of age with Cup and playoff experience, and a pick 5 spots lower would get that pick.
lets break that down a little more. Ovechkin is called the best player in the draft since Mario with a skill set and attitude much like Peter Forsberg. While Ovechkin could fall short of his potential and become and earlier developing Tanguay level player, he has a legit chance to be a Forsberg level player. would you really trade Forsberg for Tanguay and the 6th pick?

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