Thread: Prospect Info: The 2013 NHL Entry Draft
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02-26-2013, 10:28 AM
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I always advocate to draft BPA. However I think that the Avs are at point in time that they should probably think about need and for me the RoR situation would dictate the way to go.

If RoR returns a dman to play with EJ, then I would pick the best forward available to increase our forward depth in the future.

If RoR re-signs or we trade him for forwards, then I would draft Zadorov. I think this guy could make the team right out of camp next year from what I read on him. Obviously you start him on the 3rd pair to give him a chance to get used to the NHL speed but then you move him up slowly with EJ.
Top 3 should always be best player available. After that draft for need. If we get the number 2 pick, and Jones goes first, we need to get Mackinnon even though we may be deep down the middle.

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