Thread: Value of: Derek Roy
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12-29-2011, 10:45 AM
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Originally Posted by stokes84 View Post
It's easy deduction. The sabres had a top 11; Myers was drafted 12th but was the last of the top 11 available. Therefore, one player was drafted before Myers that they didn't have rated. Many scouts said they wouldn't touch Beach. It seems he's the most likely one to be left off.
Having him a tier below the top-11 =/= unwillingness to have him in your organization under any circumstances. You don't know the organization's reasoning on these matters. Maybe they did think he was too much of a loose cannon--though they went and drafted Kassian a year later even though it sometimes looks like the lights are on but nobody's home with Zack--or maybe they just didn't think he was on the same level as those top-11 players (which is actually correct). But that doesn't mean they want nothing to do with the kid.

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