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05-26-2013, 07:26 PM
Brayden Pattison
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Originally Posted by DrinkFightFlyers View Post
In that draft, even if those guys you are talking about didn't turn out that good, at that time they may have been good picks, even if not the "BPA" according to ISS. I honestly don't remember, but at least in Ryan Parent's case, even when he was on the Flyers in the beginning he was considered a good prospect.
I judge a draft by end results, not by who was academically the best pick at the time.
Do you really think that when picking players in the draft the organization does not take into account who they have on the NHL roster and in the pipeline? My bet would be team's make their lists/boards/whatever based on, among other things, what their organization needs.
Not all teams use the BPA theory, and the Flyers apparently use it only in the 1st round.

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