Thread: Value of: Heatley to New Jersey
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03-09-2013, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by internetdotcom View Post
Yeah, not a chance Heatley gets a first, let alone a first+ , certainly not in this year's draft. And NJ in particular would be silly to deal a first rounder for him if it was in 2013 or 2014, as it means that their decision as to which year's pick to forfeit would be made for them, and they wouldn't (barring acquiring one in a trade) have a first round pick until 2015. By the way, given the depth of this year's draft, is the consensus feeling on the Devils' board that they will give up their 2014 first?
Yup, the fact it's supposed to be deep, and NJ is hosting this year, might play a part in it as well. Also, for this year NJ has already traded a few picks, 3rd, 5th & 7th. Give up the 1st this year and it's down to 3 picks, 2nd, 4th & 6th.

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