Thread: Prospect Info: Last pick, #188 is....Louie Nanne
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06-24-2012, 03:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Timothy Freitag View Post
If Louie was drafted as a PR move or an extension of goodwill, it wouldn't be the first time. In 2008, the Tampa Bay Lightning drafted David Carle out of Shattuck St. Mary's even though he'd never play hockey again. They wanted to give the kid the thrill of being drafted.

Instead of throwing stones at the Wild for picking the kid, why not just feel happy for Louie Nanne? Here's his quote in Russo's column...
And Burke got the best player in the draft too right? Player draft quotes mean little or less, if his game had ever been worthy of his position I would have no problem, but I have seen him since peewees and unless he drastically improves his lateral mobility/all around skating to fit his shooting style, there is not much upside to his game at the AHL or NHL level.

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