Did the 2011 draft hurt us more than anything else?
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12-31-2012, 02:30 PM
Portage and Main
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Winnipeg MB
The only person who has any right to comment in this thread is Duke Silver because he had the good sense to re-post his comment following the draft.
That being said, not one player being mentioned here is getting actual NHL time, and Percy had a severe knee injury last season that delayed his development. Without that knee injury, he might be on the WJC roster and people would be going ga-ga over him and Rielly.
Biggs is a power-forward build. He will take until at least 2014-15 to grow into his body and even then may take another year or so to learn to use it properly before joining the NHL roster.
Everyone needs to take a step back and wait before making definitive decisions on the quality of the draft picks.
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