Thread: Draft Lottery
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07-19-2005, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by quartermaster29
Here's a thought on why they are having the draft lottery behind closed doors.

For instance, say Nashville gets the first pick. Not saying we wouldn't take him, but what if Chicago offers us back the 2nd round pick, plus another 2nd round pick, AND their number 4 first round pick. Do we turn it down? I dunno. I come here for the answers to those type of questions.

But those kind of offers could be made and they would also be behind the same closed doors. Does that make sense?

We turn them down without even thinking about it. It would take a lot for Nashville to trade Crosby, in my opinion. And two second round picks are nice in order to move down in the draft only 3 spots. But those two seconds are very late in the second round and certainly don't make up the difference between Crosby and the prospect to be had at #4.

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