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02-23-2013, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Mayor Bee View Post
Y'know, it's funny. Leading into that draft, everyone was talking about Jarnkrok and his meteoric rise in the second half of the season. There was talk that, rather than being in the 30-40 range, he could actually go in the 15-20 range, and certainly no lower than 25th.

Clearly a lot of teams weren't sold on him. Look at Chicago, who took Ludvig Rensfeldt 35th (also out of the Swedish juniors) and then didn't sign him.
I remember being livid when we took Smith over Jarnkrok. His talent level was definitely worth the risk. Smith might be a 4th liner

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