Thread: Speculation: Who should we draft?
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04-16-2013, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by NoNecksCurse View Post
going off recent transactions... we'd probably be looking at a early 2nd round pick + a depth guy or prospect with untapped potential.. of course we don't have a 2nd round pick

something like say ... 2nd overall pick + 4th round pick for 4th overall pick + 2nd round pick (34th overall) + matt halischuk

if we finish with the #4 pick, id do everything i could to trade up to #2 to get mackinnon ... ryan ellis + 4th or 5th overall... this year could be different considering the top players in the draft all seem to be great choices. so say if a team is really high on mackinnon, drouin, and barkov.. getting a guy like ryan ellis could be enticing considering they still get one of their 'guys'
Don't know how excited I would be about trading Ellis and fourth overall just to move up two second overall (two spots?)
I would do Blum maybe or someone like budish, or Watson. But if we trade Ellis, may as well draft jones because we empty our defense prospects like nothing then.
I'd obviously rather/ love to have mackinnon. But is barkov and Ellis > mackinnon?!?!

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