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11-25-2012, 10:59 AM
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Haatley
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Originally Posted by Zathronas View Post
got a question for Flames fan, Why are they always going off the board with long term prospect?

Do management think the crop of star players at the NHL level will still be going strong in 7-8 years? That's my problem with picks like Jankowski and Gaudreau. They may pan out, but not for a long time.
gaudreau was a 4th round pick. not exactly "off the board".

jankowski was going in th first or early second. So wasnt much of a reach at 21 either. HF likes to hate on flames. Seems like popular thing to do.

If u want high end talent but never pick top 5 these boom/bust typeare best way.

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