Thread: GDT: 2012 NHL Entry Draft
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06-22-2012, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Guerzy View Post
So if Grigorenko is still available when we draft at no. 9, how many would want him?

Possibly just my opinion, but if he's still there at #9, I think you really have to consider taking him. He has fantastic skill, and very good size. He fits a need that the team has and will have over the next couple of years, which is centre. Faksa may have a better overall game, or better character, or ??, but I believe he lacks Grigorenko's skill level.

It's possible that he doesn't meet some of TNSE's requirements in certain areas, but talent level wouldn't be one of them, IMHO.

That said, I would also be happy with Faksa at #9, if he's there - seems like a very well rounded player. Was always impressed with his offense AND defense when I watched Rangers games.

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