2013 Draft Discussion (Mar. 29 article, post #976)
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03-29-2013, 11:15 AM
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got a better idea, get Jones with first, hold on to the Schenns and Coutts, let our prospects develop and not ship them out
That's just crazy talk! We must act NOW!!!
Seriously, though, I think now is when the Flyers scouts really need to earn their salaries and, besides doing their homework on the draft-eligibles all the way through the 7 rounds, also have extensive notes on some of the potential breakout defensemen with other clubs. Lesser deals that wouldn't involve the Flyers' top young talent but that would return a more NHL-ready Dman with significant upside would be an important strategy.
Holmgren has a good young potential power forward in McGinn (for example) and Cousins is high projected as a scoring, agitating forward. What if he turned one/both of them into equivalent-talent defensemen?
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