Thread: Draft By Need ?
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06-11-2011, 11:44 AM
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Originally Posted by nyhabsfan View Post
I have never bought into the philosophy to draft the best player available. Yes, I've heard that you take that asset and then move him for another need, but seriously how many top end prospects do you see traded for each other.

The Habs need grit and scoring depth as their main need. So I hope on June 24th we go after a Tyler Biggs who is a natural RW a north south player and gets the majority of his goals in the tough areas around the net, somewhere that we currently don't do well .

Here's the lowdown of Biggs:

Draft Information:
Big three zone, mean wing who will probably have to continue to upgrade his quickness to be a force at the next level. He is a tough, on-ice leader/protector and will lay heavy checks within the rules in almost every game he plays. He has nice balance, a wide skating base and a solid quick stride. Yet Biggs is basically a North-South guy who has an accurate shot, soft hands, and a pro-style build. Thus his goals will come in the crease area where he will cause major disruptions when he anchors down in front and on passes he unearthed along the wall. His father (Don) was a longtime minor pro player. There really is little to not like about him if he is given a slower track to continue his improvement.
take the best player available all times ....unless you have a top 5 pick this player is 2-4 years away

with free agency ...cap .etc... needs will be created every year and hopefully your player is ready to play

if you are Tbay if you had the need for a franchise D man you take Doughty

if you wan`t the forward you take Stamkos

the only thing we dont need now or 4 years down the road in anotehr MIDGET upfront to go with lack of size we are stuck with

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