Thread: Speculation: Who should we draft?
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04-20-2013, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Webersmashpuck View Post
Alternately we could lose and get MacKinnon but wonder how stupid we were for taking him because Barkov/Lindholm are tearing up the league.

I am numb to the losing, but I will never root for the team to lose.
That's an apples to oranges comparison. We might draft the wrong guy, but that's different from not being in a position to draft him anyway because we're out of the elite player range.

Every loss in the next week could pay huge dividends for the next decade. So, yes, I am actively rooting against the Preds for the remainder of the season.

Every single Cup winner since the lockout has had at least one top 3 pick (pretty much an elite player) contributing for them.

Except one - Detroit, and considering that we're yet to match Detroit's budget or attractiveness as a destination for FA's - if we want a cup we probably should get a top 3 pick.

And what better chance than this year?

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