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06-17-2013, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by healthyscratch View Post
Ok I'll just let it go. Apparently we are really good at drafting defensemen and have a bunch of all stars in waiting. I think the goalie draftees are even better. Way to go Flyers! Keep up the good work.
we don't have any high picks, that's the problem. Of the few high picks we have made over the last 5 years, all of them (not Laughton) are playing in the league. That is better than some can say.

I can't fault homer for what happened before he was GM.

I think he will draft whoever he thinks is best, which is a philosophy I agree with.

A poster named appleyard did some analysis showing that like 5% of 3rd round picks play more than 200 games in the NHL. Not good to build your farm around 3rd rounders and below.

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