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06-12-2013, 09:55 PM
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Leafsforlife98
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Originally Posted by vanwest View Post
Sure he could end up better than Gardiner. It's a longshot though.
People really overrate picks on here. Take a look at the last 10 years 7th overall pick and then compare it to Gardiner. There is no way you are getting a player like Gardiner for the 7th pick. Absolutely zero chance.
I am a Leaf fan but sorry man, the 7th overall pick is usually a pretty good player, let's look at the last few seventh overall picks.

2012- Mathew Dumba
2011- Mark Scheifele
2010- Jeff Skinner
2009- Nazem Kadri
2008- Colin Wilson
2007- Jakub Voracek
2006- Kyle Okposo
2005- Jack Skille
2004- Rostislav Olesz
2003- Ryan Suter
2002- Joffrey Lupul


Out of the whole group, there are only 2 busts in Skille and Olesz. If u draft 7th overall, you may have to wait some years, but you will most likely get a great player.

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