If the flyers were to get the 1st overall pick after a yearlong lockout..
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10-10-2012, 02:18 PM
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You always draft the best player available, period. If they're neck and neck it's one thing, but I don't think that's the case. MacKinnon is a unanimous (according to TSN, who let's face it watches more of these kids than most of us) #1 and potential franchise 1st line forward. You don't pass that up because you need a defenseman, if anything you draft MacKinnon and then trade some of your other forward depth to get a defenseman.
McKenzie and a few others have said that MacKinnon was ahead of Jones but Jones could pull it in a lot closer during the year
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