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05-22-2006, 05:38 PM
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Originally Posted by znk
I'm sorry but teams pick Luongo, fleury, dipietro early because they think he's the best player avaialbe at the time.

And as for the sentence in bold. The same can be said about forwards drafted in the 1rst round. It's not unique to goaltenders.

Exactly...that's just a stupid way of thinking when people say that a team shouldn't waste a high draft pick on a goaltender. Hell, the best goaltender of the whole league, and maybe even the best on in the history was picked in the first roung.

Sure Miller was a low pick, but Ward was a first rounder. Luongo is pretty good, and guess what, he was a first round pick.

Anyways, Price has everything to be a great goaltender in the NHL and last year, he was our best goaltender at the training camp...let's just wait 2 more years...

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