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now that we have two 2nds... (2012 NHL Entry Draft Thread)
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06-16-2012, 05:30 PM
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While I wouldn't mind if we drafted defense with one or both of our 2nds, I would hate to draft a goalie right now. We just drafted Hellberg with a 2nd last year, and with Rinne signed for 7 years I'd rather focus on forwards.
When you have the best goalie coach in the world, you have to keep feeding him prospects to work with. Otherwise you are just wasting his talents. If you draft now, by the time a goalie is ready Rinne is nearing the end of his contract. I don't think drafting one is dire, but if there is a late gem I wouldn't hesitate to take him.
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