LD Morgan Rielly - Moose Jaw Warriors, WHL (2012 Draft)
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11-29-2012, 11:00 PM
Join Date: May 2012
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I wouldn't call players redrafted within 2 spots of where they were actually drafted steals. Jamie Benn was a steal. Claude Giroux was a steal. And yeah, somehow I doubt Washington is kicking themselves for drafting Ovechkin 1 spot higher than Malkin.
I guess it depends on your definition of a steal. I would define it as picking a player who has shown to be significantly better than many or all of the players drafted above him or around him. Regardless if they happen to be picked 3rd or 22nd. And I guess that was a bad example, I really dislike Ovechkin and undervalue him as a player.
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