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09-27-2012, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Kulemon View Post
It's well known that Rielly has the highest ceiling over all the D in the 2012 draft. In the leafs draft discussion before the draft the consensus was, if we were to pick a defenseman, Rielly was the preferred D. Just because we want the guy with the most potential even if there is risk.

After years of drafting guys like Tlusty and Schenn over guys like Giroux and Karlsson, I think people wanted to take the risk and get the guy with the biggest ceiling.
This is true.

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