The Carey Price Discussion Thread (Part 5)
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06-03-2013, 01:39 PM
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They drafted Simila and Missiaen post-Price. Not good picks but they did. You don't need only the 9th rounder to get goaltending. We could have done it in the 3rd, 4th or any other round. Not sure why goaltending should be reserved to the 9th. Mind you, I am mostly against 1st round for goaltending...but 2nd and beyond is fine with me.
I was just pointing out that our drafting tendancies with respect to goaltenders haven't really changed since we drafted Price. We will take a flyer on a goalie with a late round pick but rarely use anything better. We have less late round picks, so draft less goalies total.
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