Thread: Confirmed with Link: [EDM/BUF] Linus Omark For Conditional 6th '14
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02-17-2014, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
He played 79 games, not 246.
Also he was a 5th round pick, go ahead and tell me the last time a 5th round pick has become an impact player. Not sure how you can waste a 5th round pick by picking a kid with an out of this world set of skills with an outside shot of becoming an NHLer.
I also disagree with you that he was a complete bust. He played 79 games and scored a point in 40% of them.
While regularly getting topsix toi, PP rotation while being a fantastic disaster EV. Fair enough on the 5th round pick, least it didn't cost us much that way.

But developing players like this and spending 3 yrs on them is plain silly. Good teams will pick plausible players to put this degree of effort into. Omark was never going to be an NHL player and most of us realize that and have all along. So why is a pro club putting such faith in a so obviously poorly suited player?

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