Four First Round Picks At The Deadline
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06-23-2012, 03:19 PM
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It's not even about panning out so much as stocking the system with the kind of players we lack. If we had added Grigorenko and Girgensons or something, and one of them pans out, you're still doing better than having a weak 20 goal scorer on your roster who doesn't contribute to winning at all. Also better than waiting on marginal prospects like Sam Carrick to emerge as NHLers.
So you want to completely deplete the current roster in the hopes that a few picks can turn OK in 3 or 4 years?
It didn't make sense this year at all. Moving Grabs, Schenn, or Reimer for any of the prospects in the middle of the first this year would have been poor asset management.
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