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06-17-2013, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by achdumeingute View Post
and I don't see any evidence that they have issues drafting and developing d men. They haven't picked one in top rounds in the last 2 years, I doesn't mean they won't this year. Before the last 2 years, they have not had much in the way of top picks (rounds 1/2) previously under PHs admin run.

On guy they drafted is playing (Sbisa). One guy isn't (Marshall). Not exactly the sample size to make a statement they don't know what they are doing.
Wow. I'll go back 20 years for ya. 164 draft picks, 52 defensemen. 3 defensemen in the first round. Only 6 have had any significant NHL playing time. No issues?

2012
3rd Shayne Gostisbehere
4th Frederic Larsson
5th Reece Wilcox
7th Valeri Vasiliev

2011
4th Colin Suellentrop

2010
6th Nick Luukko
7th Ricard Blidstrand

2009
3rd Simon Bertilsson
7th Oliver Lauridsen

2008
1st Luca Sbisa
3rd Marc-Andre Bourdon

2007
2nd Kevin Marshall

2006
2nd Mike Ratchuk
2nd Denis Bodrov
4th Joonas Lehtivuori

2005
3rd Oskars Bartulis

2004
4th R.J. Anderson
5th Chris Zarb
8th Travis Gawryletz

2003
3rd Alexandre Picard

2002
1st Joni Pitkanen
4th Rosario Ruggeri
6th Nikita Korovkin
6th Joey Mormina

2001
1st Jeff Woywitka
5th Jussi Timonen
6th Dennis Seidenberg
7th Thierry Douville

2000
8th Regan Kelly

1999
4th Jeff Feniak

1998
2nd Jason Beckett
2nd Ian Forbes
4th J.P. Morin
9th Bruno St. Jacques
9th Sergei Skrobot

1997
3rd Kris Mallette
4th Mikhail Chernov
6th Jordon Flodell
8th Marko Kauppinen
9th Par Styf

1996
none

1995
2nd Shane Kenny
6th Dmitri Tertyshny
6th Jamie Sokolsky
9th Jeff Lank

1994
3rd Artem Anisimov
8th Derek Diener
9th Ray Giroux

1993
2nd Janne Niinimaa
3rd Milos Holan
6th Mike Crowley
10th Jeff Staples
11th Ken Hemenway


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