Thread: Pre-Game Talk: 2013 NHL Entry Draft Talk
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12-17-2012, 01:20 AM
Hansen 36
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Originally Posted by Vankiller Whale View Post
Someone I think we should definitely look at if he falls is Valeri Nichushkin. The kid was dangerous every shift when I watched him at the SSS(and I'm looking forward to watching him at the WJC), and he's also 6'4. If he can fill out his frame he would be a monster player. Sure people worry about the KHL, but people are also kicking themselves for not drafting Tarasenko/Kuznetsov.

I know Gillis has a penchant for avoiding Russians, but if he has the opportuity to draft him, he would be an excellent addition to help give us a potential star forward for the future.
I am a very big fan of Nichushkin and yeah, if we have a chance to take him anywhere outside the top 10 I will be extremely disappointed if we don't jump on it.

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