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02-23-2013, 04:35 PM
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Originally Posted by JL17 View Post
It was more a joke then anything else....

I`m just saying the track record isn`t great. Houser FA find, Mason late rounder. This is just me but I would never draft a goalie in the first round no matter how good he is.

I think if London takes a goalie early in this draft that will tell you alot about the Herbst situation going forward especially if it`s a highly touted one.
I see your point and don't really disagree. I can't fault Hunter though for taking who he thought was the best player available. Who knows, Herbst might actually overcome it but like others I doubt it considering what history tells us.

Either way I don't think you'll see a goalie taken early this year. Their goaltending should be set for next year barring Stolarz making the AHL. Saw on the London Knights forum that people want to ship Patterson out in the summer. I wouldn't be so quick to do that unless you get an offer you can't refuse.

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