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12-14-2010, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by dccuse View Post
our first plus a 2nd plus one of hagelin, werek, bourque, horak, grachev, thomas, etc. and valentenko for a top 4 pick??? That might even be redundant but it would only be getting rid of some organizational redundancy
That's not going to get a Top-4 pick, probably not even a Top-10. If you're moving up to the Top-4 from 17-22 area, you'll need to give 2 1st and at least 1 2nd round pick. To get to the Top-10 from 17-22, it'll probably take a 1st, 2nd this year and a 2nd next year and a mid-level prospect.

Grachev, Bourque, Thomas are RWs, in an organization lacking RW depth at the NHL level, they're not going to deal prospects who are close towards the pros for a chance at a RW prospect. That being said, none of the Top-4 teams in the draft are going to pass up Landeskog, Nugent-Hopkins, Couturier, or Larsson.

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