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01-11-2013, 03:31 PM
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Palm Harbor, FL
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This is basically the same thing I was going to say to Jame when he asked a few days ago if I had changed my mind on the McCabe pick.
I'd rather go for upside instead of safe.
I think you end up with more busts, and a weaker pipeline following that methodology.
I think if you have a good mix up high upside in the pipeline, then it's time to build your depth with some safer-side talent, that you still project to the NHL.
I don't consider McCabe a purely "safe" pick, I think he has plenty of upside, and his growth since being drafted shows that.
At what point prior to NHL success does the player change your mind? Because, since being drafted, McCabe has only gotten better (upside).
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