Thread: Value of: 2013 1st Overall Pick
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10-23-2012, 10:20 PM
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Originally Posted by tempest2i View Post
Viewed through the history lens you're advocating something along the lines of:

Trading down from:

Crosby to pick Jack Johnson;
Staal to pick Eric Johnson; or
Stamkos to pick Doughty;

None of those look like great options. Whatever "nice asset" is coming the other way is still likely not going to make up for not getting the best player in the trade.
You never trade down in a draft if you have the #1 pick.

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