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09-04-2010, 03:26 PM
These Snacks Are Odd
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Originally Posted by Predsrule View Post
no he wouldn't of been picked if it ended at say round 7. bc everyone would of still picked the same players they did..
the lets say 230 players above him, would of still been picked draft over him.
so he would of been not drafted... ? ?

Is it so hard to believe that a different draft system would produce a different draft result? If a team saw potential in the then-21-year-old Rinne, they probably would have picked him over a younger player with less polish, which is exactly what happens now (it's what happened with Patrick Cehlin last year).

On the other hand, players like Mark Streit, who was 26 when he was drafted in in the last round 2004, probably would not have been selected and instead signed as a free agent after the lockout.

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