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09-09-2012, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Chief Wiggum View Post
Turris made a huge jump this season, but I think Tarasenko will end up being the better player and point producer.
Even if Murray ranked Tarasenko highly, he made it clear that unless the Russians in questions were elite level talent (think Ovechkin, Yakupov), he would not draft them because they are a flight risk, and the Murray management takes no chance.

Tarasenko happened to be picked by Blues and the only relevancy it has is that it was with our #1 pick. 15 teams passed Tarasenko, yet it is somehow only Ottawa that has seemed to make a mistake. It wasn't a mistake since Murray doesn't draft Russians, and our haul of Turris is much better than many teams who passed up Tarasenko and the team around that pick, because Rundblad became a very good prospect.

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