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03-18-2013, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by EspenK View Post
I'm so glad that we couldn't draft Hall or Seguin, or RNH or Yakupov. It would have destroyed the no goal culture that has brought us this far.

Not picking on you in particular but for all those who say drafting in the top 3 or 4 isn't a lot better than 8th or wherever are just wrong.
True you can find good players throughout but as far as I can tell your odds are a heck of a lot better at the top.
I hear you.... but I'll try again, how may times have the N.J. Devils drafted #1 overall? Or the LA Kings, or the Canes, or the Bolts prior to winning their Cups.... or, or, or....

Winning in the NHL, in general, is more about the organization than the #1 draft pick... Not saying top draft picks are not important but they are not the only way to win a Stanley Cup...

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