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03-07-2014, 09:36 AM
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Originally Posted by dulzhok View Post
Nobody thought Girioux was going to be a star at 22nd. Or Kopitar at 10. Or Benn, Lucic, Krejeci, etc in later rounds.

It's been 15 years. We have to find a way to draft offense.
I understand your point, to an extent (Lucic was projected as a first round pick and went high in the second, Kopitar was seen as a top 5 pick that fell to 10 due to his unconventional country of origin--Poile also said a couple months after that draft that Kopitar was a player they liked and tried to trade up to pick, but LA took him a little higher than they expected)

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