Thread: Speculation: Winnipeg Jets 2013 Draft Talk
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11-17-2012, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Holden Caulfield View Post
Uh, yeah I have. I also have him as the #2 right now, he is a hell of a talent...but MacKinnon is in a league of his own, IMO. I am actually a huge Barkov fan, it's probably somewhere in this thread where I said I'd be really really happy with Barkov in this draft, he's my favourite prospect from it...but that doesn't mean I think he is the best, MacKinnon is an unreal talent, the best #1 since Tavares at this point, IMO. Honestly at November of their draft year, I'd only have taken Crosby and Tavares over MacKinnon of any 1st overall since the 04-05 lockout.

Also, Craig Button is a complete and utter moron. Worst hockey analyst out there by a mile. Nobody else is questioning MacKinnon as #1 so Button will just to get hits to his website, it's what he does.
Ironically Pronman just tweeted:

Im skeptical he will go at the top slot, but Barkov has at least made it a possibility to get into such a discussion.

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