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01-07-2004, 06:07 AM
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Originally Posted by raketheleaves
Like a lot of us were saying here during the draft, why didn't Gainey trade up to get Parise? And why did we take Corey Urquwhat in the 2nd round over O'Sullivan? Because his dad beat him as a kid?


1st: the Edmonton offer was better than 2 2nd round pick

2nd: The story with his father may not be the only reason. Small goalscorer often see their stock fallen. Remember Evseev Fata Barulin Hudler etc. Urquart is also a risky pick who could pay.

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