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04-19-2009, 11:47 AM
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You don't give every player what he wants. That's what the problem was with that idiot Comrie. They gave in and then he wanted more than he was worth. Teams shouldn't be giving rookie max for every rookie. Why whould he get more than Gagner who was drafted 6th overall? It doesn't work that way.
It only looks like it works that way because of how inept the Oilers picks have been managed for yrs. Successful teams have not been bound and tied in kryptonite to this logic.
A player being picked #1 overall doesn't mean they will even make the NHL.
A pick is just simply a
of what the player might become. Any scout will (and does say if you read any hockey articles reflecting on picks) that you never know what any player will do against men. We have seen what Omark can do against men.
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