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06-05-2008, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by jas View Post
I think Byers is the more likely candidate. The Rangers have been very conservative with the prospects they promote. I don't believe that Bourret has shown he's ready yet. He has the potential to be a better player than Byers. Byers just appears to be more prepared to move to the next level.
I agree that Byers is more likely than Bourret. However, if Slats can't come to terms with Avery, and Bourret has a breakout camp, I don't think it's too far of a stretch that he'd be given a shot at the beginning of the season.

I also agree with what people are saying about developing the players you draft, but you can't mention us in the same breath as Anaheim or Detroit. There isn't a better drafting team in the league than Detroit. Some of it may have been luck, sure, but they are a deep, deep squad and it's thanks to their scouting.

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