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09-21-2011, 09:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Libertine View Post
So the Flyers thought he was worth a 3rd or 4th round pick but thought an unskilled goon was worth a pick over him? It worked out in the end but that doesn't make sense.
I agree with you to a point, but when you get to the end of the draft, I think it is easier to pick guys with size. In most cases you can develop a skill guys that you get early in the draft, but the hopes of a late rounder is kind of small, and you can't teach size, so you pick kids who already have NHL size bodies and hope they pan out to be depth players.

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