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03-05-2013, 10:41 AM
Barney Gumble
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Originally Posted by CanaFan View Post
I'm not advocating that Nonis was any sort of drafting genius, but he often gets incorrectly labelled as a horrible drafter on the basis of one draft and one pick in particular. Gillis, on the other hand, gets credit as an amazing drafter largely on the backs of players who aren't even in the NHL yet but fans project a near 100% success rate for.
Two drafts. 2006 & 2007.

Even Nonis didn't think much of Grabner later on to put up a fight to get Burke to claim him off of waivers for free.

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