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07-09-2013, 11:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Machinehead View Post
Well no, it's not as bad as the Jessiman pick. A)Jessiman didn't have talent, he was just big really. Jankowski clearly does. B)The 2003 draft was STACKED. There's no guarantee the Flames end up a winner anyway whereas the Rangers took just about the only guy who wasn't a future all-star.

But it's of the same breed. It's swinging for the fences with a kid who had low QoC with safer picks on the board.
Oh agreed, definitely a similar style of pick. I'm okay with it, though, for the reasons you mentioned. Makes life more interesting watching this kind of prospect, anyway.

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