Mark Scheifele sent back to Barrie Colts (OHL)
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01-28-2013, 06:10 PM
Join Date: May 2007
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What I don't understand - its almost as if some are cheering for his failure. He's a Jet, last I checked - shouldn't we be hoping for his success?
I mean, I can understand the mentality, that you don't want to be seen as a dupe, not "drinking the Kool-Aid", whatever. That's fine. What I can't understand is the tone that this is somehow a foregone conclusion, that the Jets blundered by taking Scheifele.
I myself would've liked to see the Jets draft Couturier; doesn't automatically mean I think Scheifele was the "wrong" pick. And thus far, I think Mark has dispelled any of those notions that he was a reach by 10+ picks. Can you imagine what an unbelievable steal he would be considered as a late first-rounder?
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