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04-17-2013, 06:57 PM
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Originally Posted by your jaskin too much View Post
A team like the Avs have a strong core of forwards led by Gabriel Landeskog, but have no D. They should take Jones if they have the 1st pick. It's been different the past couple years with Ryan Murray and Adam Larsson, as the Oilers have picked forwards over them. larsson and Murray aren't statistical based d man, and are more two way players. Jones can seriously score.
Or they could trade ROR for an impact defenseman who is proven in the NHL, not pay an overpriced salary for a guy who doesn't want to be there, and draft MacKinnon to replace him for pennies on the dollar.

Drafting for team need isn't the smartest move. Unless you are currently a Cup contender like Boston when they drafted Seguin.

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