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06-07-2013, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by NYR Boyler87 View Post
I agree with the old days, I disagree with the McIlrath pick. Looking back, there are quite a few players underwhelming who were picked around him and he has a unique skillset, even if he isn't as 'sexy' a player as Tarasenko.
If MCI becomes a beast on the backline that will totally be a 'sexy' pick. Getting value where we pick, that's all that matters. If we get a talent, passing on another talent of a different kind won't hurt.

There are underwhelming selections around the MCI pick but none of those guys are close to being finished, still only 21 yrs old. I keep seeing all these guys playing in the Conf finals who never made a dent until their mid or late 20's. Corey Crawford drafted in 2003, Bryan Bickell in 2004, I wonder how a team stayed with those guys for so long before they made it.

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