Thread: Speculation: Who should we draft?
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04-30-2013, 02:57 PM
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Originally Posted by AtlantaWhaler View Post
While I was all about Seth Jones yesterday, here is a list of every D-men taken first overall since 1974 (stopped at Denis Potvin in '73):

1974 Greg Joly
1976 Rick Green
1979 Rob Ramage
1982 Gord Kluzak
1992 Roman Hamrlik
1995 Bryan Berard
1996 Chris Phillips
2006 Erik Johnson

Yikes. Outside of Ramage (and Johnson, I guess), that sucks.
Ramage was ok. Green was a solid defensive defenseman. Phillips isn't a bad defenseman either. Now granted, they are number 1's but still, Green won a Cup in Montreal and was a beast in their run.

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