Did the 2011 draft hurt us more than anything else?
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12-31-2012, 12:34 PM
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Join Date: Feb 2012
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I remain kind of hopeful about Biggs because we need that kind of presence in the orgaization, but the Percy pick is just boring, unimaginative and uninspiring, especially now that we have Finn and Rielly too. Is he a better pro prospect than a Tom Nilsson or a Jesse Blacker who weren't first round picks? No fantastic upside, no real pay off.
It boggles the mind how the Red Wings end up with Xavier Ouellet, who looks like a much better prospect almost a round later.
I'm actually fine with Percy. Never have too many steady defensive prospects. Never know when one's going to surprise you a la Gunnarsson.
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