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06-20-2013, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Drydenwasthebest View Post
Who determines BPA, though? Yes, if Petan is clear and away the BPA on the board, take a shot...with a later round pick. In THIS deep a draft, though, you have enough guys with size who are at the very least comparable to Petan that you shouldn't even look at Petan's name if you are the Montreal Canadiens. You should NOT draft a player with the notion that he might be good trade bait sometime down the line with your 1st round pick in a draft. In any case, there are more than 25 guys who are beter than Petan in this draft, so it should not be a problem for us at #25.
Perry wasn't in the same draft as Giroux.

I know Giroux-Fischer is an extreme example, I said so in my original message...but the point remains you don't pass on a potential 30 goal scorer for a 6'2" 3rd line grinder just because you NEED one. Swing for the fences in the draft and get the depth guys by trade or UFA.

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