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02-24-2013, 05:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Habaddict View Post
Need to look at where Datysuk, Zetterburg, and/or Federov were drafted.
Allison wasn't quite in that group.
Datsyuk and Zetterberg were both picked in the previous century.

And sure, a 6th round Jason Allison isn't quite as good as they are, but it would still be a massive steal. Elite scoring forwards getting picked outside of the first two rounds is almost unheard of, especially if you disregard undersized players.

Fedorov (and Bure, Stastny, Mogilny etc) was a cold war era draft pick, that's a very different situation that can't really be compared with modern drafts. Think the modern Russian factor, except with 100 times more uncertainty.

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