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01-22-2013, 12:28 PM
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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Sorry, but you can't definitively say anything about what pick was wrong/better until at least 5-10 years down the road where we have careers to compare. D take longer to develop than forwards do and McI was injured for quite a time period.
It's also difficult to draw a comparison between a Buekeboom-type and a Bure-type - each brings different things to a team and those needs have varying weight depending on the players that are complimenting each.
Some teams would need the Buekeboom more than the Bure and that's really where the value in the pick lies.
This team is deep ion defense and not in forwards. Hence we're not one of those teams.
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