D Joe Hicketts - Victoria Royals, WHL (2014 undrafted; Detroit)
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01-28-2013, 03:59 AM
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Yes as in Jordan, I used him as an example off the top of my head as a small guy with good offensive production as there aren't many out there at the D position and probably should ahve stuck with just Ellis.
The point was that it's doubtfull that any team is going to spend a pick on a smaller Dman like Hicketts in the 1st round unless there is a huge amount of offensive production and projection.
Maybe he ends up in the 4th round like Kulak went to Calgary in the 12 draft.
Ryan Murphy is another small D man who wen't in R1.
I was thinking that Tyson Barrie would be more of a comparable than Kulak, Kulak did not really improve after his draft year, I'm thinking that Hicketts will probably be better than Kulak, but maybe not as good as Barrie.
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