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07-08-2011, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Dirtbag59 View Post
You're probably right that drafting Fehr was the wrong decision, but either way all the decisions we made prior to the 04 draft led to us getting the number one pick to draft a generational player in Ovechkin. Maybe drafting one of those guys wouldn't have changed our draft position by why risk it?
Yeah, the sort of analysis you quoted makes no sense whatsoever. Hindsight is 20/20, and there's a chance we wouldn't have Backstrom or Alzner had one of those other players been taken. Shea Weber was drafted in the 2nd round. Woe is me. There were 29 other GMs that passed him over, some twice.

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