Thread: Speculation: Winnipeg Jets 2013 Draft Talk
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03-13-2013, 09:17 PM
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Originally Posted by umwoz View Post
You'd think we have stockpiled enough picks to move up, but Chevy hasn't shown any semblance of an aggressive GM, so I'm not expecting it.

If we're picking in the 14-18 range, I don't think it would take a ton to move up to around 8-10 and take someone like Monahan(likely NHL ready) or Shinkaruk.
I don't know. Why would another team in that range pass up on Monahan or whoever and move down 8 - 10 spots to pick "possibly" a lesser prospect? All for additional 2nd/3rd round picks. For that to happen, it would take a GM to fall in love with a player that might be considered a reach and will almost certainly still be available 8-10 picks later. In my opinion, it would take a perfect storm for that to unfold for the JETS.

If it were the JETS, I wouldn't be happy trading out of a slot where they were in a position to draft a Monahan or Lindholm type.

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