Thread: Speculation: 2013 NHL Entry Draft
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02-26-2013, 02:38 AM
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Originally Posted by p9ers View Post
So he's similar to Huberdeau.

Also, I'm not confident we'll get an high pick. The new lottery format gives a chance for every team out of the playoff to get the first pick. The Panthers could be dead last in the league and still end up picking 6th or something.
Huby is a lot better defensively and in the physical department/playing in traffic. Huby played a more pro style game in junior. It's not even that he was that great defensively, but that just shows you how lacking Drouin is in certain areas. You could see how Huby's game would translate easily to the NHL. MacKinnon is the same way, his game will translate very well to the NHL. Drouin is going to have to make adjustments in order to be a big scorer at the NHL level. Not that he can't do it, but there are some question marks. That said, he does have a great work ethic. Drouin is a better stickhandler than Huby and probably has better hands, but in the NHL he can't rely solely on his hands like he does now.

Originally Posted by Ghoste View Post
The team that wins the lottery gets the 1st overall pick (instead of just moving up four spots). So if we're dead last and another team wins the lottery, we'd pick 2nd.


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