Thread: Injury Report: Willie Mitchell Had Knee Surgery
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01-16-2013, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Rorschach View Post
Just because the guy was drafted 2nd overall one year, doesn't make him a franchise player. If you look at Voynov, he was drafted very early 2nd round in 2008 where there were like 15 defensemen chosen and the only reason he fell even that low was because he was Russian. If he was American or Canadian and lets say Ryan Murray was in that same draft, it's very possible Voynov is picked ahead of Murray.

Murray may become a future Willie Mitchell. He's not a future Pietrangelo.
No, it doesn't, but he is highly touted to be their future number 1 dman. You don't draft someone that high and trade him away without a massive overpayment.

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