Thread: Value of: 2013 1st Overall Pick
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10-22-2012, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by 1972 View Post
who in this draft has the potential to be a generational talent? Mackinnon and Jones may become very good players but I dont think either has generational talent. Reilly may end up as good as any player in this draft and you add in what may be a top 10 pick.
Well it depends on your definition of generational

Based upon prior accomplishments, MacKinnon/Jones are likely to be a Stamkos/Kovalchuk/Kane level talent (somewhere in that range).

That's simply a cut above prospects like Reilly. You have to overpay considerably to get elite talent like that. If Toronto picks high in the draft then I'd do it if a 1st round pick is included, but otherwise I think whoever gets 1st overall would have to pass.

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