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Derrick Pouliot | Defenseman | Portland (WHL) | 1st Round, 8th overall
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06-25-2012, 04:41 PM
Join Date: Jul 2007
Originally Posted by
Coach John McGuirk
I have a feeling he was the guy they were aiming at for their first round pick, hoping he'd reach them, and when they had an opportunity to move up they just took him because he was who they wanted all along. As it's been said, they scouted him heavily all season long.
I agree with you on that in a lot of ways. I think the familiarity with him as a player and the confidence they have in that Portland coaching staff because of the job they've done developing Morrow played a big factor in picking this kid.
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