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02-01-2013, 01:09 PM
Et le But
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Originally Posted by le_sean View Post
Yeah, I don't like the idea of drafting someone that's almost a year older than everyone else in the first round. Unless it's Seth Jones, but that's different.
If he's good, why not? We have drafted an overage player a few years ago in Nygren, so it's clearly about talent first. Elias Lindholm is like a month younger than Wennberg - should we not draft him either?

Young for the draft class is a plus especially if they stand out - That's what makes Barkov so appealing, the fact that he's THAT big and THAT mature despite being one of the youngest players in his class, but BPA is BPA.

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