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02-19-2013, 09:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Gabe84 View Post
I guess we have a different definition of what an impact player is.

But if you are going to dismiss anyone drafted with a top-5 pick as a no-brainer, then you are taking away a lot of good players from head scouts' resume throughout the league. Don't you then think that Timmins compares pretty well with them?

Also, Galchenyuk was far from a no-brainer. He could've ended up 10th overall. The guy had played 8 unimpressive games before the draft (very understandable, coming back from injury). The injury was a worry. There was very little sample to base a scouting report on. Taking him 3rd overall could've backlashed big time.
I think that Timmins has done a good job in Montreal.

Its just been too long since we won a Cup and he has had 10 years now.

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