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05-15-2013, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by I am the Liquor View Post
Irrelevant? I dont think so. We are in the bind we are in now in large part due to our futility at the draft table.

Way too early? What is an acceptable time frame? Stu's first draft was five years ago. Should we wait seven years? Ten? Fifteen?
So what are you arguing IATL?

We agree the drafting before Stu was horrendous. Oilers management agreed as well and made change to Stu.

His first draft was 2008. Ebs was a good pick. The others we will see. How long before we evaluate? Well I think giving a player till he is 22-24 is about appropriate so Maybe we can start evaluating 2008 now but there is still time even for that draft. We had 5 picks and looks like only 2 will make it. So 40% (20% for sure but Harti looks like he will be a player). So I'm ok with that. Could he have made better picks? Probably... But every team can say that. A successful draft is considered to be 2 players and I think we are on track

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