I am a closet fan of Arima but I just can not see a situation where a team in the top ten takes the young man. If a club is overlay enamored by Arima they will try and trade back without a doubt.
Plus, Wanted to say thank you for Couturier to the Islanders. Love seeing it
I could see a scenario where Wild go for Zibanejad instead of Armia or Bartschi. I just think with M.Koivu and in future Granlund centering Wild they could use some power on the wings. I'm not sure though whether Zibanejad could play wing when he comes to NA(heard that somewhere) or play as a center. Also i dont see no-one else from top-10 to go for Zibanejad nor Armia (possibly Bruins but dont think that's likely imo)
Originally Posted by Prussian_Blue
You have Oscar Klefbom going at 34th overall; if he's on the board at 32nd, which I don't think is likely, I would put big money on the Blues taking him over Danault.
I don't mind the Murphy and Ambroz picks, however.
Perhaps, i know Blues are fond of swedish d-men. I think they just dont have many good memories of them (Rundblad would've gotten them, but oh well ) As for Klefbom dropping out of 1st round, as you can see I think, like last year, there won't be many D-men taken in 1st round than usually.
I wonder why so many ppl put Klefbom ahead of Brodin in so many mock drafts. Other one played half season with Färjestad, the other one a full season. I guess it's a opinion matter then.