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11-24-2010, 05:39 AM
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Originally Posted by White Plains Batman View Post
I have to agree with Jess Rubenstein on the "draft one goalie late in every draft" theory. Having goaltending depth is invaluable and the odds are that one of these late round picks becomes a very good NHLer and can be used as an asset. Henrik was a late round pick of course, and often time a goon or a fringe player can just be signed as an undrafted free agent that late in the draft.
I think it's very questionable to agree with Jess Rubenstein about anything hockey related. As for everything prior to that pick was a disaster in 2004 - Montoya, Korpikoski (which ended up costing the Rangers a 1st AND a 2nd), Olver, Byers and Graham...not exactly the stuff I'd hang my hat on as a scouting staff.

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