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The Three Constants In Life: Death, Taxes and Oilers Draft Watch
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12-27-2013, 04:40 AM
Join Date: Apr 2013
Originally Posted by
Up the Irons
so, your a saying don't trade your 1st round pick this year or next as it is possible they will be picking 1st. well sure. put to make at a goal to tank not only this year but 2 years out, a this point, when they've done just that from 2010-12, is unforgiveable. after this year's draft they must start competing in the here and now.
I think the mentality is to trade the pick no matter what it is. This pick would be obviously put towards a top pairing defensemen or a big way two way centre. The thing is though if they are not able to get that sort of player then they should keep the pick and draft someone like Ekblad who could turn into that top pairing defender. We shouldn't trade the pick just for the sake of trading it.
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