Thread: Speculation: Winnipeg Jets 2013 Draft Talk
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11-15-2012, 03:40 AM
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Originally Posted by garret9 View Post
To me, my priorities go (skip down a step if tied):
1) BPA
2) Top end skill (we have a lot of bottom6 guys but need more top6 skill guys)
3) Organizational needs (RW and LD and maybe another top6 C to not put eggs in one basket)

If we need to trade up for those, lets do it... but if we can be bright with those 2nd picks we may even score better.

The organization has done well picking guys that fell to third or fourth rounds but were expected to go much higher originally and fell due to "shiny new toy" end of the season risers pushing them aside (examples: Kosmachuk, Lowry, Telegin and Olsen were all considered late 1st-mid 2nd rounders at mid-season). If we could catch some early-mid 1st rounders that fall instead of taking a chance on a "shiny new toy" *cough* Sutter *cough* I don't think a trade up is needed... but may help!
I agree with your priorities.

The trade I suggested would still leave the organization with...

1st(other team)

That's a total of 9 picks instead of the 10 we currently have. Of course that scenario only makes scense if there's a prospect that the organization has really fallin' in love with in the 20-30 range.

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