Thread: Value of: 2013 1st Overall Pick
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10-22-2012, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Vankiller Whale View Post
Because a Franchise defenseman would make a bigger to you lineup than adding another franchise centre. You currently have a potential franchise centre and a decent 2nd line centre, but no top pairing defensemen. If you can trade down from Mackinnon to Jones and gain a nice asset while doing so imo they should do it.
Jones is ranked #1 by several scouts right now. I could see teams taking him at #1.
MacKinnon at #1 is by no means a done deal and I would expect Barkov to be in that conversation by the time the draft comes around too.

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