Changing our draft strategy
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01-29-2013, 03:01 PM
Join Date: Feb 2002
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The Jessiman and Montoya picks were the two bad ones as D Mac as controversial as it is on here as tremendous character and at some point will be an NHL d man . He's too athletic , too big and strong and too smart and teachable not to be . Not That I don't lament picking Tarasenko or Fowler who are already NHL talent and were at draft day but D Mack will be a Ranger eventually
Jessiman you can argue was taken too high — but he was still projected to be a first round pick. Montoya was the best goalie available and goaltending was a need at the time.
The question you can ask about the Jessiman and Montoya picks is: were they the best players available?
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