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05-10-2011, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by wolfgaze View Post
Define "more" in this context with the understanding that many drafted players do not turn into NHL players.... If "more" in your context is based on the number of players that don't make it to the NHL, I would take issue with that because it does not take into account the very nature of the draft process.
Of course most drafted players don't make it into the NHL, but it seems pretty reasonable to say we've done a worse job of producing quality NHL players over the last 10 years than many other teams. We've gotten a lot less value out of our 1st/2nd rounders, and we haven't found as many mid to late round gems as other teams have, either.

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