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04-13-2013, 09:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Ron C. View Post
The Ducks had Niedermayer and Pronger. The Kings had Doughty (#2) and Hickey (#4). If you are going to refute a post, do some research.

The bottom line is the Sabres have had 2 top ten picks in 26 years. Teams that win need top end drafting with players on ELCs as well as veteran talent. The Sabres need to pick high to succeed (if history is a lesson).
I did. I don't consider Nieds and Pronger as Ducks top 2-5 picks. They traded for them. Granted, they needed the assets to trade for them, but I don't give them credit for drafting those two.

I'll give ya Hickey -- I missed him. Frankly, I completely forgot he was a top 4 pick.

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