Thread: Habs '04 Draft
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12-21-2003, 10:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Top Corner2
Also does anyone know what kind of draft year it is supposed to be? I know it won't be as good as last years....any idea what kind of players are coming up this year?
It's said to be a top-heavy draft with some gems in the top 5-7, but thins out after that. Canadian talent in this draft is limited, while Russian and European in general talent level is high. Don't be surprised to see the top 5 players selected all being European.

While I've heard it's supposed to be a top-heavy draft with a thin amount of talent in the mid to late first round, keep in mind that it's Canadian sources making these statements. Since this is more of a European-focused draft, it's hard to say at this point whether it's truly limited in its depth, or whether it's just Canadian scouts/media being unaware of the amount of depth there is from Europe in this draft.

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