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02-25-2013, 10:32 AM
Et le But
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Originally Posted by Pigems View Post
Does anyone think MB has the skills and resourses to pull of a move or two to put us in position to draft Drouin? French Star Power players dont come around to often and hed go great with the Gally's.

If so what would it cost us? Would it be worth it?
Short answer, no he does not.

The Habs don't get a divine right to top 3 picks just because they parle français, so unless you want to trade Subban or something, trading up to the top 3 is near impossible. And at this point I can't see Drouin dropping below 3, unless Mackinnon and Barkov both do something extraordinary.

This draft has a reputation and no team is going to lose out on a top 6 or so pick unless they get something special.

The good news is this is the deepest Q draft class in a long time, so the Habs should get at least one, and probably more, good Québécois prospects out of this draft. But Drouin right now is putting up ridiculous numbers in a flashy way, he's not dropping.

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