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03-28-2013, 01:11 PM
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Originally Posted by gmm View Post
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.
I thought we drafted player for their career value up until when they were drafted. If I knew a player could suddenly boost their career value in the middle of the playoffs I would certainly gone for more modern players.

Edit: No its not horrible as this is not a million dollar lottery Im talking about but a low risk 1000 dollar lottery with several small prices.

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