Thread: Speculation: Who should we draft?
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04-20-2013, 10:29 PM
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All of the talk about how we need to tank to get a top pick ignore reality about how those picks tend to perform. Failing for Nail got the same goal scoring this season as Legwand. Nugent-Hopkins .... 22g in 102 GP ... again, very Legwand-esque. That isn't to say those younger players don't have more upside right now, but, their current performance is not a significant upgrade over the perennial whipping boy.

Looking back at the past couple decades of performance ... expecting a point per game player is counting on a rarity. That is what people are actively cheering against a team they claim to be a fan of to get.

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