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Derrick Pouliot | Defenseman | Portland (WHL) | 1st Round, 8th overall
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06-25-2012, 04:32 PM
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Victoria, BC
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So much hate on here for this kid. I understand you guys wanted a forward with this spot and feel like he has a redundant skillset, but obviously the Pens scouting staff values this kid highly.
Trust them and enjoy the pick. He's clearly very happy to be a part of the organization.
I've watched him extensively and he's a special player and could very well end up being much better than Joe Morrow.
I don't hate him. I figure it's not about who you drafted where, it's about how the develope after the draft. Nothing wrong with this pick, maybe he should have went around 10-15th, but our scouts and Shero have done an EXCELLENT job getting young D prospects. IN SHERO I TRUST!!!
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