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06-21-2013, 10:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Larry44 View Post
This is it. If you can get Chara, a guy who is 6'7 and is mobile (Zadorov/Morin) instead of Seidenberg, and all other things are considered equal, you take the big man.

If you think Morrissey is going to be as good as Timonen or Duncan Keith, it gives you pause to think.

I hope our scouts are ready, for the slight possibility that we actually use the 11th pick.....
You could always turn that around and say if you can get a Timonen or Rafalski you would take him over a Jeff Schultz (6'6") or Andrew Alberts (6'5") without hesitation.

The odds of Zadorov or Morin becoming a Chara are no better than Morrissey's odds of becoming a Rafalski. Personally, I think the player with the better all around skill set is more likely to be the more useful contributor at the NHL level. Size can be overcome, but lack of skill cannot.

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