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02-26-2013, 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Sundinisagod View Post
Except when a North American falls it's for good reason. I'd still like to know why Forsberg fell out of the top 10? This guy was top 5 all year long and I never heard a single knock against him.
Sometimes it's a perfect storm that every team just had somebody else ahead of him. That's what happened to Parise in 2003 and Fowler in 2010. If Anaheim had been picking higher, they would have happily drafted Fowler (who they apparently had #3 on their list).

I'm not sure if it's just an urban legend that teams were simply scared of Anze Kopitar's passport, but the Kings had him ranked #3 as well.

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