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02-02-2013, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by boredmale View Post
Chances are you are going to get much faster returns on a Center then a defenseman. Also it's much harder finding top offensive forwards then top defensemen later in the draft(basically 10 years from now Jones might end up being a better player but up until that point you probably are going to get much more out of the Mackinnon pick). When all things are close to equal I am going with a center
I disagree. Jones is much more NHL ready than Mackinnon right now. I think he is the better player right now and always will be.

Mackinnon is almost a year younger though, so that should work in his favour, but I think the gap is just too large to make up.

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