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05-10-2013, 12:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Conkanen View Post
Look, if your goal is to get better at all costs next year then that's a different argument. The last 10 years, the #7 pick has garnered an decent NHL player every time (Jack Skille notwithstanding) with the chance at hitting the jackpot too (Ryan Suter). The upside of the #7 pick is waaay too good to pass up in this draft imo.
Outside of Skille it's a pretty decent list of current NHLers.
And yet the #6 and #8 players taken in the draft the last 10 years has a lot more busts. It is still a risk at #7.

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