Who should we draft?
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04-19-2013, 02:40 PM
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Washington, DC
Originally Posted by
Jack de la Hoya
If Nashville managed to win the lottery, is there any value in the following proposal:
NSH 1st (1st overall) for S. Couturier + PHI 1st (8th overall).
Basically, Seth Jones (or, from your perspective, Nathan Mackinnon) for Couturier + Lindholm / Monahan / Nurse etc.
(Just sorting out a value debate on our board--I'm surveying the teams who figure to be drafting ahead of the Flyers to see whether trading up is any kind of an option--and if so, at what cost).
Interesting proposal; definitely better than 80% of the ones on the trade forums. I like Couturier in Nashville given his very solid two-way play, but, with Forsberg in the picture and Wilson developing into a legitimate #1/2 C, I think you see us bet the barn on MacKinnon/Drouin if we end up at #1. The risk associated with the forwards in the 5+ spot appears to be materially higher if you believe the pundit network. I don't think the PHI trade works out, but it's certainly not terrible.
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