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05-21-2013, 01:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Blueline Bomber View Post
There's no way the Avs don't take Jones. He fits a need, he's a hometown kid, and while he probably won't make the same immediate impact as the forwards, the PR the Avs will get for picking him will more than make up for it.

Still think we're going to grab Monahan, no surprises till later in the round, where the risk/reward tilt starts making picks like Nurse and Nichushkin more appealing.

Colorado - Jones
Florida - McK
Tampa - Drouin
Nashville - Barkov
Carolina - Monahan

Nurse probably won't make it pas the Oilers, and I see Nichushkin dropping till New Jersey.
This would be my guess also, which means it likely won't work out this way. I've been surprised by how the top 5 have panned out the last few years so I suspect there will be some surprises again this year. I'll be quite surprised if Jones and McK don't go 1-2, but after that, I wouldn't at all be surprised by guys slipping / moving up.

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