2013 Official NHL Draft Discussion Thread II
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05-29-2013, 07:18 PM
Join Date: May 2011
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Isn't it weird drafting #15 rather than top-5 every year? So much scrutiny is placed on a select group of individuals when you're drafting high and now we have to be aware of so many names as possibilities. I'm still not entirely used to it, but hopefully this is how we'll be drafting for a long time from now on.
Lots of names, lots of fits, lots of drama as to how things play out. I figure it'll be even more interesting when we're drafting #30 overall next year.
It does have a different feel to it. I'll admit, I liked having an idea of who the Isles would be drafting because then I was able to do extensive research on that select group. This is totally different; one day I have my mind set on player "X", and then someone brings up a guy that I have never even heard of and all of the sudden player "Y" is my guy. But hey, I'll take Islanders hockey in May over everything.
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