Thread: GDT: Trade Deadline
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04-09-2013, 02:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Darcy Regier View Post
Cory Perry is the only one, I wish someone could get rid of the misconception on Hfboards that a first rounder will be a stud, looking at history you will be lucky to to a top 6 forward or top 4 defender after the top few picks. History shows that only the top 2 selections usually are high end impact players, and after pick 20 it's extremly likely that player isn't more than a depth player.

http://www.mynhldraft.com/nhl-draft-...overall/60509/
It is more than the players taken with first round picks. Hate it or not, first round picks are assets. Good assets. Ones that you can use to stack your pipeline or as trade pieces. I would have loved to acquire a first for Stafford.

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