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02-04-2013, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by daynus View Post
with rist on your list flyguy. your list was pretty darn good. it is just my personal thoughts on rist. but if we lose to tampa again, we will be sitting back in drouin territory. i think 1-3 is set pretty solid, jones,mac,drouin. personally i like drouin over mac. at 4 i would have to go rist i would consider him bpa at that point. central scouting is not a lock by anymeans. we went off the radar forsberg at 6 and giroux at 22. so i for sure trust our scouts.
I like drouin a lot too, but I'm always wary of smaller guys, especially wingers, and their ability to translate their offense to the nhl level. He is an awesome talent though.

Even with all our struggles though, this team is just too talented to finish with a top 3 pick. I just don't see it happening. Missing the playoffs is a possibility with the wonkiness of the season but I don't realistically see us finishing with any higher than a 10-15 pick.

If that were the case I'd really like them to pick Anthony Mantha. I think he's going to be a star.

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