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04-25-2009, 03:53 AM
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marc-edouard grier
 
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Originally Posted by TheRumble View Post
I think hockey is more comparable to football in that a player's effectiveness is somewhat dependent on the type of system they play in. Teams like the Colts and Patriots always seem to find impact players despite picking late in the draft while perennial losers like the Lions have a decade worth of busts despite picking in the top 10 almost every year.
Two articles on why that might be the case:

http://www.footballoutsiders.com/wal...-made-not-born

http://brodeurisafraud.blogspot.com/...-drafting.html

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