Pittsburgh Penguins have little to show from 2008 draft
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01-24-2013, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by
Sidney the Kidney
I'm not bothered by the 2008 draft not yielding much, because of how few picks we ended up having. It's the other drafts around that time that haven't yielded much that have me more concerned (for instance, the 2007 draft, despite having 8 picks that year, has resulted in only 2 current Pens -- Jeffrey and Bortuzzo -- and only Jeffrey has played even close to regularly).
I think you need to re-***** your expectations. Getting two NHL players out of any draft is decent. Especially when you are drafting high. Also some of the picks in that draft had some nice return on trades.
There are good drafting teams that go into drafts & come out with nothing.
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