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07-03-2013, 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted by CarlRacki View Post
I think you're very much misreading that.
What I think is being said is that when the pick came up, there were three available players they liked - two forwards and Morin. Nurse and Risto weren't relevant because they weren't an option at #11.

In the meantime, it continues to be fun to watch the collective meltdown over a third-round pick.
Thanks for your response, Carl. I did include that option in my post, though I think it's somewhat disingenious to believe the Flyers FO took it as a given that neither Nurse nor Ristolainen had a chance (albeit small) of them being available. To me, a proper draft sheet would include even Jones, MacKinnon, etc., which worst-case scenarios are easy scratch-offs as the front-drafting teams take them as planned. Having just 3 names scribbled down simply is insufficient organizational planning I'd expect from a professional sports franchise.

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