Thread: Proposal: Edmonton + Philadelphia/Dallas
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11-20-2012, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by 5RingsAndABeer View Post
It's pretty sad that on a forum called Hockey's Future, people can't understand that projected picks can often have more value than current NHL players.
It's also pretty sad that the other group does not understand the value of a fully developed NHL ready player vs an equivalently talented prospect.

A 20 year old Yakupov would notionally be valued less than an 18 year old Yakupov by many here. That is dumb.

Waiting time and development time is a negative. Give me the 22 year old first liner over the 18 year old first line potential prospect of the same quality any day.

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