Thread: Speculation: Who should we draft?
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04-28-2013, 09:38 PM
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Originally Posted by predwings View Post
Mack and Drouin are worth it.

I think Barkov is one of those traps, that obviously looks like he's good because he did well as he was young. However, I don't see the past production that I see from some of the others. I think he's another Legwand and no offense, but we want more production than that.
He's 17 years old, he scored at a .500 pace as a 16 year old in SM-Liiga... what other past production do you want to see? He's going to be a big, productive center. And I think Trotz is smart enough to see that he's got Fisher, Legwand and Gaustad on the 2-4 lines and doesn't need Barkov to come in and be a shutdown guy, if he's defensively responsible as advertised, then that will probably be enough with just a little refinement.

Of course Lindholm could be the pick anyway, so who knows.

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