Thread: Prospect Info: Flyers actual 2013 draft rankings
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08-12-2013, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by dawkins121 View Post
It's pretty funny how much that pick seemed to taint the whole draft, even though odds are whoever got picked in the 3rd round won't end up being an impact player anyway. I guess the seemingly willful disregard for potential, upside, and awareness of how the league is developing rubs people the wrong way.
I don't see how selecting Goulbourne can be defended in the 3rd round. I don't care if his leadership qualities or toughness are sky-high; the 3rd round this year was still chock-full of hockey talent when the Flyers' pick came around, and IMHO the Flyers brass sidestepped an opportunity to further bolster the system. It's telling that Goulbourne himself seemed surprised how high he was picked.

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