MLD Retrospectives - "Knowing What We Know Now"
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08-12-2011, 10:47 PM
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: In "The System"
I once made a list of players I was the first to select in any draft.
Frank Boucher, Lester Patrick, and Doug Mohns didn't get selected until the second draft. It wasn't until ATD8 until someone other than me drafted Lester.
Frank Nighbor didn't get selected until the third draft. Nighbor didn't break the top 200 until ATD7.
Chuck Rayner and Duke Keats waited until the 4th draft.
Joe Klukay waited until the 5th.
Ott Heller and Mickey MacKay waited until the 6th. MacKay was on my team of unselected players with names starting with M at the end of MLD5. Of course I grabbed Mickey in every draft I participated in after that, slowly moving him up to 212 in ATD10.
Of course there were many more greats that slipped through to be selected by other GMs.
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