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04-10-2013, 01:44 PM
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Originally Posted by LegionOfDoom91 View Post
It's hard to develop defensemen when you're usually drafting them 3rd round or later.
And the Flyers have no one to blame but themselves on that one.

Point was that it's not like Nashville drafted a bunch of Coburns. They've drafted d-men like Suter, Weber, Timonen, Hamhuis, etc. Two of those d-men probably (or should) wind up top 5 in Norris voting this season. There's a lot more to just drafting those types of d-men than just drafting them in the top 2 rounds.

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