Thread: Confirmed with Link: Jets select Scott Kosmachuk (70th overall)
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06-25-2012, 05:26 AM
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Great value pick IMO. I had him ranked higher than Sutter. I think he has more offensive upside and a great shot. His size may have scared some teams off, but he plays a gritty game. He'll obviously need to work on his skating and overall defensive positioning. A solid guy to have in the locker room to.
Many pundits are saying that he was a bit of a steal at the position we selected him at. I'm hoping so - watching video of him, he seems to have some real drive to win.

EDIT: here were his draft rankings as of June 2nd:

Rankings
•ISS: 47
•CSS (N.A. skaters): 24
•McKeen's: (n/r in top 30)
•The Hockey News: 45
•The Scouting Report: 35
•Craig Button (May): (n/r in top 60)
•Hockey Prospectus: 61

•"Consensus" aggregate of several services (May): 43

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