Thread: Speculation: Winnipeg Jets 2013 Draft Talk
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03-13-2013, 07:45 PM
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Originally Posted by SCP Guy View Post
We can't let any UFA walk away for nothing that could bring a 2nd round pick at this point in the teams development. If we are only being offered a 4th round pick for a UFA and are in the playoff race then sure say no....But if we have a UFA that has not agreed to an extension and they would fetch a 2nd rounder or more me MUST make the deal IMHO no matter where we are in the standings.

I think this is how TN is thinking as they know it is a long process to build a winner from within an organization and assets can't be squandered in the early stages of the build up.
Exactly. If Hainsey and Antropov are both intending on testing the UFA waters, and each could fetch a 2nd or a 2nd +, the JETS have to do it. Imagine what an additional two 2nd rounders could do in efforts to trade back into the latter part of the 1st.

Any additional picks could be the difference between having more Lowry/Kosmachuk like prospects in the system. Something the Organization needs is to start churning out some quality players at all positions.

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