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Derrick Pouliot | Defenseman | Portland (WHL) | 1st Round, 8th overall
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12-13-2012, 05:19 PM
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Depends if there turn out to be any great all situation defenders in the draft that were picked after him. Still, it really doesn't matter. A guy like Karlsson had tremoundously positive impacts on games this past season and he hardly played on the PK.
Really, I'd be fine with another Gogo. Pouliot's upside is probably at least a better Gogo, and I'd be happy with that. My only issue is that Pouliot isn't a really big shooter (as in he doesn't have a hard shot like Morrow), and he is more of a passer. We need someone with a cannon, not another passer. Then again, we have Morrow, who (hopefully) will develop like he's supposed to.
And I don't really care if Pouliot would play on the PK, because we will have Harrington, Dumoulin (he's huge), Letang and Despres on the PK.
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