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11-01-2011, 11:01 PM
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No Hunter Shinkaruk anywhere?

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11-01-2011, 11:10 PM
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Canes passing on both of Kitchener's two forwards?

Not sure if serious.

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11-02-2011, 12:37 AM
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11-02-2011, 12:53 AM
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My facial expression would look like this if the Bruins ended up with a top 3 pick and drafted Yakupov/Murray/Galchenyuk


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11-02-2011, 01:23 AM
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"The Big Grig" is the next Malkin....I wanna know which Dmen will pull away from the pack...

Isles need D....But At this point if one of Yakopov(1st overall) Grigorenko, Galenychek, or Forsberg is available you take them.....Trade for a dman at that point...

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11-02-2011, 06:44 AM
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What's up with Henrik Samuelsson listed as a D? Isn't he a winger?

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11-02-2011, 06:52 AM
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The lack of Pontus Åberg in two of three lists is disturbing. Wouldnt surprise me one bit if he was the highest picked swede when all is said and done.

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11-02-2011, 07:00 AM
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there is absolutely no way the penguins take a D man in the 25-30 range. I know the pool is thick with them, but the penguins just have too many solid prospects to take another one. They either trade up or trade down to avoid taking a D man IMO.

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11-02-2011, 07:10 AM
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The lack of Pontus Åberg in two of three lists is disturbing. Wouldnt surprise me one bit if he was the highest picked swede when all is said and done.
They apparently know nothing about him. Even if his point-producing declines he will still be a first round pick, no doubt. I would actually be surprised if he didn´t go top 15.

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11-02-2011, 07:46 AM
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To answer a few posters questions/comments:

Matia Marcantuoni - Doesn't deserve to be ranked Top 20 at all based on his play. He's never posted good #s and until he does so I think we are looking at him as a late 1st/2nd round pick

Pontus Aberg - Huge fan of of Aberg and won't be surprised to see a team pick him higher than he's being projected. IMO, Aberg could be one of the big risers of the draft. Leaving him off of two of three lists is wrong.

Zemgus Girgensons - (see Aberg) Girgensons will likely be taken somewhere in the 10-20 range but I won't be surprised to see him go closer to 10

Nick Ebert - Once considered a gauranteed Top 10 pick but he's falling fast. Teams will look to draft him somewhere in the middle. There are rumours that Windsor could trade him which could spark his play so keep an eye out.

Henrik Samuelsson - yes he's a forward.

Slater Koekkoek - way too low on all three lists at this point in time.

Alex Galchenyuk - I think he will be drafted much higher than most people think. Don't let the knee injury fool you as there will be a team that seen what he could do last year. (Top 6)

Stephane Matteau - Morreale has him at 8th to the Habs. Huh? Ballsy pick there as most expects don't have him in the first round whatsoever

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11-02-2011, 07:47 AM
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What's up with Henrik Samuelsson listed as a D? Isn't he a winger?
Yeah, he's a forward.
They're probably mixing him up with his brother Philip.

This is exactly the quality I've come to expect from these things though.
There are a bunch of picks that are questionable and just as many typos, so basically all that they're good for is a laugh.

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11-02-2011, 07:57 AM
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These mocks are always "out there" with a bunch of long shots to generate discussion.

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11-02-2011, 08:22 AM
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no way Ottawa passes up Aberg and Collberg
Was going to post this. I doubt very much, especially at 16th, that Ottawa would pass up on Aberg or Collberg.

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11-02-2011, 09:19 AM
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I'm surprised people keep taking high schoolers in the first round.

Doesn't that seem a bit..risky?
Says the Devil Fan whose team took Parise in the first round out of High School

I thought this was supposed to be a Big Draft for elite Defencemen?

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11-02-2011, 09:59 AM
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Says the Devil Fan whose team took Parise in the first round out of High School

I thought this was supposed to be a Big Draft for elite Defencemen?
Not to derail this thread too much, but since when is the University of North Dakota a high school?
He was drafted in 2003, after his freshman season at UND.

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11-02-2011, 10:19 AM
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Nick Ebert to the Oil at 23? Yes please.

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11-02-2011, 11:25 AM
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I know that this is not the most important thing, but there are some mistakes with the players and his information, like: Henrik Samuelsson, D, Modo (Sweden), Malcolm Subban, G, Belleville (QMJHL) or Mathew Dumba, D, Red Deer (WHL).

Besides that, Kimelman's Mock seems the most regular list. Morreale's Mock only includes one player from Europe (Forsberg) and it seems a bit risky placing Matteau at #8 and Di Giuseppe at #11. Also Hoffner placing a lot of new names to the mix, like Denis Kamaev or Francis Beauvillier. Those list always seems strange, but it's nice to see diversity of opinion.

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I'm surprised people keep taking high schoolers in the first round.

Doesn't that seem a bit..risky?
I don't think so. For example, Florida selected Nick Bjugstad from HS at #19 and he's showing a lot of improvement at NCAA. The same year, Kevin Hayes at #24 and Brock Nelson at #30, and both made a pretty good year at Boston College and North Dakota. Maybe those players take more time to develop, but when they land at NHL, they are mature and ready to contribute.

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11-02-2011, 11:29 AM
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It seems (from looking at the projected picks by the Wild) that they certainly just ranked players, then someone else applied the current team ranks to it. If they were actually trying to project how those teams would pick, the guy who had the Wild grab a goalie needs to be fired. Immediately. Out of a cannon.
Why bother ranking the picks based on teams when the draft positions will likely be drastically different come draft day? Nobody is guaranteed to be anywhere close to their current draft position.

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11-02-2011, 11:45 AM
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My facial expression would look like this if the Bruins ended up with a top 3 pick and drafted Yakupov/Murray/Galchenyuk

It would make me cringe as a Leaf fan. Two top 3 picks, one top 10 and a Stanley cup in the past three years for the Bruins...I would want to hit something, very hard.

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11-02-2011, 03:00 PM
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I'm surprised people keep taking high schoolers in the first round.

Doesn't that seem a bit..risky?
Anytime Nieves plays against fellow top prospects he stands out for all the right reasons. It's not like their taking a chance on a guy they've never seen play against the elite in his draft class.

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11-02-2011, 03:12 PM
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Why bother ranking the picks based on teams when the draft positions will likely be drastically different come draft day? Nobody is guaranteed to be anywhere close to their current draft position.
Then why include the teams in there in the first place? All it seems to do is confuse.

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11-02-2011, 03:46 PM
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Koekkoek at 23, 25 and 26 seems a bit low. You'd think at least one of them would be higher on him.
Same, I'm a big fan of his. He has the highest boom/bust potential and has the upside of potentially being the best defenseman in the draft. So I could definitely see a team taking a risk and drafting him higher. I'd really only see Dumba, Ceci, and Murray going ahead of him.

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