Thread: Speculation: NJD 2013 Draft Thread
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02-28-2013, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Getzo5 View Post
I know he helped us get Kovy, but can anybody explain to me why we picked Bergfors instead of Oshie in 2005?

I can`t wrap my head around it still.
http://cdn.nhl.com/futures/cssrankin.../naskaters.pdf
http://www.tsn.ca/draftcentre/feature/?id=7006

Oshie was an off the board selection. 43rd amongst North Americans by Central Scouting. He wasn't in Bob McKenzie's top 30 (Bergfors was #19). I vaguely recall seeing video of Jarmo Kekalainen before that draft saying something along the lines of "We're picking somebody unexpected with our pick."

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