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02-03-2013, 11:24 PM
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Slick Eller
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I don't get all the Seth Jones love for #1 pick... Way too many hyped big sized dman have disappointed and didn't reach expectations lately, especially offensively, some of them is too early to tell, but I wouldn't pass on Drouin or MacKinnon for Jones.

#3 Bouwmeester in 2002 (was ranked #1 almost all year)
#3 Barker in 2004
#3 J.Johnson in 2005
#1 E.Johnson in 2006
#4 T.Hickey in 2007
#5 K.Alzner in 2007
#2 D. Doughty in 2008 (That one is actually well deserved)
#3 Z.Bogosian in 2008
#4 A.Pietrangelo in 2008 (Another one deserved)
#2 V. Hedman in 2009 (Hyped like crazy over the year..now nobody would touch him to be ahead of Tavares, when a lot of poster here thought he was better than Tavares)
#3 E.Grudbranson in 2010 (too early to tell,
#4 A. Larsson in 2012 (Was also hyped like crazy, was the consensus number 1 at some point, too early to tell tho)

The 2012 draft was full of D drafted early too. We will see.

Very tall dman, with great skating and PPG in the WHL before his draft years, his scouting report reminds me of Jay Bouwmeester, textbook.

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