ATD 2011 Draft Thread IV
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02-13-2011, 07:49 PM
Join Date: May 2007
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Inglewood is proud to welcome their first Russian,
, to the squad. He will more than likely be paired with Sylvio Mantha to create one of the better shutdown pairings in the ATD. Ragulin's imposing net presence along with Mantha's rock solid, all-around game including his ability to rush the puck will make for a perfect match. I weighed our need for a forward but having Ragulin fall this far was just too much to pass up I felt.
Also, arrbez has officially departed, so he will be helping as much as he can, but for the most part I'll be making the selections from here on in.
Finally as a side note, I am in the market to move up for a pick later this round. PM me if you have a desire to move back.
And so the fall ends. I chose Maltsev over Ragulin at 135, shocked he fell so far. Excellent pick, he's such a stud of a defenseman. I was also going to trade up for him.
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