2013 Draft Discussion (Mar. 29 article, post #976)
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03-29-2013, 01:02 PM
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Patrick Kane was the consensus #1 overall for over a year prior to his draft. Which of Drouin and MacKinnon can say the same? Both are fantastic prospects but to compare either one to Kane is a bit much IMO. For MacK, Taylor Hall isn't a bad comparison and for Drouin I think the Giroux comparisons are fitting.
The Kane draft was one of the worst drafts in a long time, he had no one to compete with. This year 4 guys legitimately could be #1. Drouin and Mac both make a splash next year so long as they aren't stuck on a terrible team like the Flames. Both are too good to go back to junior.
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