Did the 2011 draft hurt us more than anything else?
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12-31-2012, 12:10 PM
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A lot of people point to the Kessel trade when talking about the team's future, but I look at the 2011 draft and think about how much better our future could be if we had made a few different decisions.
Let's take a look:
We held picks 25 (Percy), 30 (Rakell), and 39 (Gibson). We traded 30 and 39 for 22 (Biggs).
So we ended up with:
and gave up:
That is without considering these other players we could have taken:
Hindsight is always 20/20. I still like Biggs and Percy, but I think this draft hurt us a lot more than people point to.
I am sad.
Terrible picks and terrible idea to trade up to get Tyler Biggs.
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