Thread: Prospect Info: Round I, Pick #28: Brady Skjei, D
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06-22-2012, 10:10 PM
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Originally Posted by gravey9 View Post
If you look past Erixon and McIlrath, the Rangers have almost no sure-fire NHL d-men in the pipeline. (Klassen, Noreau, Ceresnak?) This is actually an area they needed depth in organizationally. And as we saw in the playoffs, three of the most effective Rangers were Hagelin, Kreider and McDonagh - arguably the three best skaters on the team. It's hard to pass up a player that has such a nice combo of size + skating. Hopefully the hockey IQ thing will work itself out (they said that about Kreider). Regardless, I'm not sure there were any sure-fire impact offensive players at our draft position.
I actually said the same thing about the Rangers defensive depth in the prospect group to my dad a couple of months ago and predicted we would take a D. I forgot about that until just now.

Originally Posted by Kershaw View Post
Hope this guy becomes another McDonagh...
Future Drow? Does Del Zotto think he's a dark elf?

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