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01-02-2013, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Faidh ar Rud Eigin View Post
It's not that surprising. We haven't had a defensemen this good be draft elligible for a long time, possibly since Pronger and while MacKinnon and the other elite forwards are strong, but they've not exceptional first overall picks (Think Steven Stamkos, John Tavares and Sidney Crosby), they'd just be "average" ones (Think Taylor Hall and Patrick Kane).
I'm starting to think that Mackinnon compares to a Taylor Hall type potential, good, but not great. Drouin more to a P Kane/Skinner. Jones, he has the size and potential, does he have the desire and heart to reach a Pronger level? The WJC to me has elevated Jones in the race for #1

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