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01-02-2012, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by MontrealHDTV View Post
People are so pathetic. I mean no doubt I love my team and will support any team we ice, but for God Sakes wake up. Reality check, our management hasn't been good in years. Neither has our scouting. I mean AK46 over Richards, Carter, Perry, Parise, Getzlaf...really?
You can find example of that for every NHL team, I guess every NHL scouting staff is incompetant

The Rangers drafted Hugh Jessiman ahead of those guys, makes Ak look like a massive steal.

Point is, unless you draft a Crosby Lemieux or Ovechkin there is a lot of projection in the draft, you draft 17 and 18 year old kids trying to figure out how good they will be in 4-5-6 years. Will they fill out, will their skating cut it at the NHL level, will their grit, intensity or work ethic improve with maturity etc

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