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06-09-2012, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by LeafDangler View Post
Given the 15th overall pick's value as a trade chip for improving the team's Mem cup chances there is no way Cam Russell drafts Eichel unless he has spoken with him and his family and is confident that he will come over this year or he had a deal elsewhere and can trade him this year.
I really couldn't tell you what conversations were had...or if Russell was simply rolling the dice.... I can only speak to what I have seen over the years with regards to the USNTDP. I think a big sign was that Eichel wasn't at the draft.

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