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2013 NHL Entry Draft Thread | "Don't Be A Moran, Draft Monahan"
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04-19-2013, 06:43 PM
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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.
Nurse is just as skilled(maybe even more so), bigger, a better skater and much more physical.
Passing on the guy with higher upside because he'll be making an impact possibly a year or two later would be a big mistake.
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