The first overall pick does mean something!
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02-25-2013, 12:30 AM
John MacKinnon Fan
Join Date: May 2011
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My point is that the 1st overall player picked consensus or not isnt always the best player in the draft and that even if he is other top picks can be great. Picking in top 5 in most drafts should net a good player. Picking a player #1 cuz its the consensus pick and his stats in the minors are better is not always recommended. I can argue that the Oilers could have selected Huberdeau instead of RNH
The Oilers didn't take Hall, RNH, and Yakupov because they had the best stats in the minors. They took them because they were the BPA.
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