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02-26-2013, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Et le But View Post
You aren't getting a top 10 pick for Plekanec. Jordan Staal got an 8th overall pick and Staal is younger, and has size and draft pedigree. Also Plekanec has a NTC so forget about him going to a horrible team.

It's entirely because he's the best Quebecois prospect in a few years. It's time to let go though, Drouin is going top 3, forget about it. It's starting to sound like Leafs fans expecting Tavares to be their savior becuase he's from the GTA.
The trade was an 8th overall pick AND Brandon Sutter, pretty good player in his own right. Staal is bigger and younger but Plekanec has more offensive skill.

The scouting world in general LOVEs Drouin, just about everybody has him top 3, that has nothing to do with being french, spanish, italian or wahtever.

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