Thread: Speculation: Edmontons 2012 pick
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05-31-2011, 11:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Mehta View Post
I also think Yakupov will and should be the first overall pick next year but unfortunately, I don't see us finishing last or picking first overall 3 years in a row. I wouldn't compare Yakupov to Bure, hes good, really good but Bure was on just a whole different level. Yakupov's playing style sort of reminds of Ovechkin. He has an amazing shot, he is fast, can protect the puck very well, is physical and scores a lot of goals. The one person I can see us realistically having a chance at getting is either Murray or Reinhart.
Out of curiousity, which teams do you expect to be worse than the Oilers next season?

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