Thread: Speculation: Value of the MacKinnon Pick
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04-08-2013, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Gobias Industries View Post
Sometimes I wish the tournament didn't exist so amateur scouts who enjoy sample sizes of six games didn't pass judgement on players.
It's really only part of it.

Are you suggesting he's on par with the Daigle, Crosby or Lecavalier drafts? If that were the case, there would be no doubt who the #1 pick would be.

For the World Juniors, you look at players who have dominant moments. Drouin had those moments, as did Jones. Mackinnon did not. Like I said, there's so many other factors also. His linemates, The Q, etc. Im not saying he wont end up being a great NHL player. There are questions though and teams dont mortgage their farm in that situation.

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