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12-20-2012, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Beacon View Post
The idea that the Rangers should draft the guy who turns out the best player in every draft is preposterous. Imagine if your boss held you to this standard: any time anyone anywhere succeeds more than you do, that's it, you are a failure!

So long as the Rangers keep drafting significantly better than the average team, we'll be ok.

We don't need to draft the best player in every round - if our guy consistently turns out to be one of the top 3-4 best players available at that point, it will make us permanent Cup contenders.
How in God's name did you get that out of my post?

I was merely making the point that we shouldn't hold the players drafted around him against him if they turn out to be better. I was throwing out the concept of viewing him as a promising Ranger prospect rather than 'a 10th overall pick who should be a star.'

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