Thread: Speculation: Winnipeg Jets 2013 Draft Talk
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09-26-2012, 10:05 PM
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Originally Posted by DespoticNewt View Post
I knew that Yakupov, Reinhart, Galchenyuk, Grigorenko, Grigensons, etc. were likely out of our reach going into the draft, so I hoped that we would end up with either Dumba or Trouba, preference on Trouba. I was not unhappy that we got him.

Edit: And with the recent troubles that Yakupov is going through in regards to IIHF sanctions and perhaps being forced to play in the OHL, I'm glad that he's not our problem.
Uh, I would have LOVED to get Yakupov, pretyy sure 29 other teams would still be ecstatic to have him as well. This minor blip about transfer agreement is not much of anything, IMO. He was easily the best player in the draft last year, there's a reason the Oilers passed on a HUGE need in Murray to take him, he is a special player. One maybe half season (even full season) is not going to make any kind of difference...(he'll be back in KHL soon, it's a money grab by Sarnia, IMO)

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