Thread: Speculation: 2013 NHL Entry Draft
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01-27-2013, 03:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Erick View Post
For me, I don't really care about the respective positions. I say go with Jones because I think he's best available. It seems like the people against Jones don't want him at all simply because they very much prefer any comparable forward (which, in this case, would be MacKinnon).
That isnt the case. MacKinnon is projected to go first overall nearly as much as Jones. It comes down to what the organization feels they need more of. Neither one is head and shoulders above the other.

Originally Posted by Erick View Post
How would you project each player listed?
I only project Huberdeau and Jugs to be top line material, whereas Kulikov and Gudbranson make up our top defensive pairing. After that, its split pretty much down the middle, but when you consider four remaining spots to 10, a legit top line scoring prospect would make our forward group better than another top pairing Dman would on defense IMO.

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