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03-28-2013, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by BillyShoe1721 View Post
That's a risk whoever selects them has to take. Whoever owns Crosby is getting a nice return on their investment, and my Joe Thornton is poised to add another top 10 in assists, and my Ovechkin at least a top 10 in goals and probably points the way he's turned it on right now.
Hobnob's metaphor is horrible though. You have almost no chance of winning in a lottery. It's like drafting Crosby, Ovechkin, or Thornton before they played in the NHL. The risk you're taking is very minimal. They've had good careers and an off 48 game season will not totally negate their career value.

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