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07-11-2013, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Whitesnake View Post
Watching the vid of Timmins talking about the draft, seems that the Habs AGAIN got screwed by 1 pick in the 6th round 'cause seems that Timmins would have been picking McCarron...but had to go with Nystrom since the Oilers went with Big Mac's bro. We'll see how that plays out.
Not sure, all he said was his bro was on their draft list. He may have been on it after Nystrom.

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Originally Posted by Peter Puck View Post
I think there is a big advantage to offering your 1st round picks an ELC very soon after they are drafted. If they don't sign this first offer then you can wait and see if they bust. If they do you get a 2nd round pick as compensation. Of course, no one wants them to bust, but this is a possible insurance when picking a guy who is a long term project.
Huh...you only get the compensation 2nd if he doesn't sign an ELC.

More Mark Hunter quotes:

http://www.lfpress.com/2013/07/11/mi...chigan-broncos

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“I wanted McCarron but I missed on him,” Hunter said. “I was really upset, so upset that I missed him that I couldn’t sleep that night.”

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“He’s a power forward with soft hands,” said Mark Hunter, “really soft hands for a big man.”

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