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2013 NHL Entry Draft Thread | "Don't Be A Moran, Draft Monahan"
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04-19-2013, 07:20 PM
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No thanks. That just screams impatience IMO. Worst case scenario all the good forwards are gone and we take Nurse. Nurse will be better in the long run than Gormley.
If everything goes right tonight we are picking 5th overall which would give us a good chance at Barkov.
If the decision is between Gormley and Nurse, I would take Gormely. Nurse *might* end up being better in the long run, but Gormley comes with the added benefit of having had more time to develop and would have a bigger impact on the Oilers sooner. Adding Gormley would make the Oilers better over the next 3 to 4 years than Nurse would.
P.S. If Barkov, Monahan, or Lindholm are on still on the board, I wouldn't trade the pick though.
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