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04-12-2013, 01:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Jack de la Hoya View Post
I think it is a stretch to suggest that there is more than one superstar defenseman in this draft. Nurse looks interesting, but his offensive game is still a question mark. Ristolainen looks like a safe all around player. Etc.

I'd prefer Nurse over Lindholm or Monahan, but if we end up 4th (unlikely) and Barkov is on the board, I think you have to take him. (Mackinnon and Drouin are no-brainers, I think).
If I disagree with any of that it would be only mildly... But I was referring specifically to the possibility that we would end up with the #1 pick and thus the question of do you take Jones or MacKinnon (or for that matter Drouin). I'm sure there would be a little voice in Homer's head that say "take the center, take the center!" but hopefully he would resist. Unlikely scenario in any case.

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