Thread: Speculation: Buffalo Trading up in the Draft
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04-12-2013, 06:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Myllz View Post
They shouldn't be looking to move up with their own pick, anyway. They should be looking to get a second pick in the top 10 by moving up with Minnesota's pick.
I disagree on this...I think you need to be in the top 2-3 this year especially for what we need. If you have any hope of keeping Vanek you need to put him with a stud. Getting to the #2 pick and landing Mackinnon will IMO keep him happy as you can say that you got him the premier setup man available. Plus that makes our scoring lines very scary:

Vanek - MacKinnon - Leino
Ennis - Hodgson - Stafford/Foligno
Ott - Grigorenko - Armia

Imagine if they signed Horton...and bought out Leino...

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