Thread: Draft: 46 down
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01-22-2004, 04:30 PM
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Originally Posted by hbk
we may run into a situation where we have too many prospects playing in the AHL. Some might argue we are already there.

What we need is elite first line talent. I'm not opposed to packaging up some assets in order to acquire it.
I don't think anyone is. We have a lot of depth on the farm, in juniors, and in the college ranks. Our depth is astounding, and I could see the Coyotes trading into the top 6 or 7 picks. I don't, however, think they have the assets for Ovechkin, and frankly, I'm glad. I do not believe the hype about him being great. He'll be good, but I don't believe he will be the best player in the draft. If it were up to me, I'd hold onto my assets and make a push for Crosby (and we all know Gretzky loves the kid).

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