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01-29-2013, 06:33 PM
Thirty One
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Originally Posted by jniklast View Post
Maybe, maybe not. Anyway, Sanguinetti was ranked higher pre-draft and a good case can be made that, at that time, he was the BPA. Of course, in hindsight it wasn't the case, but you simply don't know the future. Meanwhile, Tarasenko was a consensus BPA talent-wise over McIlrath. So 2010 is a valid example of the Rangers not going BPA, while 2006 simply wasn't.
Yeah, I didn't see many places that had Giroux ahead of Sanguinetti. But I haven't seen any solid evidence that suggests that Clarke forgot the name because they wanted Sanguinetti, and not because he was an old man.

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