Thread: Speculation: Who should we draft?
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04-24-2013, 01:51 PM
Iron Duke
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Originally Posted by predwings View Post
That shallow meaningless win last night cost us the possible number 2 pick in the draft. Had we lost every game Tampa and FLA would've played each other in the finale. If Tampa with +2 points would've put us 1 point below them. Now, we not only aren't 2-3rd we are 4th and there is almost no way we fall below 4th but there is a good possibility if we pick-up even a point we move up to 6th.
Several years ago, the LA Kings won a meaningless last game of the year, slipping from the #1 pick to the #2 pick. Instead of drafting Steven Stamkos, they had to merely settle for Drew Doughty. Now nobody will argue against having a talent like Stamkos, but one could make the argument that without Doughty, the Kings do not win a Stanley Cup last season.

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