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11-07-2012, 12:52 AM
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2009 Draft - Redraft the Top 5

Not the 5 best players from the draft, but the players who were drafted in the top 5.
What would your draft order be at this point?


2009 Draft Order:
1. John Tavares
2. Victor Hedman
3. Matt Duchene
4. Evander Kane
5. Brayden Schenn


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Part II

Now list the 5 best players from the entire draft. It will be interesting to compare the two top-5 lists.


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11-07-2012, 12:55 AM
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Exact same order for me

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11-07-2012, 12:58 AM
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From what we know now.

1. tavares
2. kane
3. Duchene
4. Hedman
5. Schenn

From what i think will happen down the line?

1. Tavares
2. Hedman
3. Kane
4. Duchene
5. Schenn

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11-07-2012, 12:59 AM
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1. Tavares
2. Duchene
3. Kane
4. Hedman
5. Schenn

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11-07-2012, 01:00 AM
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Not the 5 best players from the draft, but the players who were drafted in the top 5.
What would your draft order be at this point?


2009 Draft Order:
1. John Tavares
2. Victor Hedman
3. Matt Duchene
4. Evander Kane
5. Brayden Schenn
Right now...

1. Tavares
2. Duchesne
3. Kane
4. Hedman
5. Schenn

In the future...

1. Tavares
2. Duchesne
3. Kane
4. Hedman
5. Schenn

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11-07-2012, 01:03 AM
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Using the same 5 taken:
1. Tavares
2. Duchene
3. Hedman
4. Kane
5. Schenn

Using the whole draft:
1. Tavares
2. Duchene
3. Ekman-Larsson
4. Hedman
5. Kane

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11-07-2012, 01:33 AM
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Exact same order for me
Yep.

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11-07-2012, 01:50 AM
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I'd put Kane over Duchene, otherwise keep the order.

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11-07-2012, 02:24 AM
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1. Tavares
2. Kane
3. Duchene
4. Schenn
5. Hedman

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Same order. I'd maybe switch Kane and Duchene, but I think Duchene bounces back.

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Surprised OEL isn't getting more love given some of the opinions from people around here.

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11-07-2012, 02:44 AM
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OEL goes top 5 no question, maybe top 3

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11-07-2012, 04:09 AM
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OEL goes top 5 no question, maybe top 3
I have him Top 3. Defiantly ahead of Schenn in my mind.

But this thread is just about changing the order of the Top 5 drafted.

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11-07-2012, 04:41 AM
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Very tough call.

Tavares - clear # 1, I dont think theres much debate here
Schenn - clear # 5, again not much debate IMO

The others?

Hedman - yet to break out offensively. If he only becomes a pretty good defensive defenceman that puts up ~25-30 points? Then Kane/Duchene would definitely be higher. But if Hedman can break out offensively? Could merit that 2nd spot

Kane - I'm always hesitent to put a winger ahead of a centre. Centres are simply more important to a hockey team. But I love Kane's game. Really tough to distinguish between Kane and Duchene right now.

Duchene - had a down year. Not as physical as Kane, but offensively Duchene had two solid seasons before last year. Likely has a pretty high ceiling, but hard to predict. At this point I would probably put him ahead of Kane, but its close.

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11-07-2012, 10:34 AM
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1- Tavares
2- Hedman
3- Duchene
4- Kane
5- Schenn

I hope that Schenn will be the player that he could be.

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Yep.
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Exact same order for me
My thoughts too.

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Surprised OEL isn't getting more love given some of the opinions from people around here.
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OEL goes top 5 no question, maybe top 3
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Not the 5 best players from the draft, but the players who were drafted in the top 5.

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1)Tavares
2)OEL
3)Hedman
4)Duchene
5)Kane

Cant believe that OEL isnt top 5 on every list, IMO he is top2!

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11-07-2012, 11:32 AM
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Cant believe that OEL isnt top 5 on every list, IMO he is top2!
It's probably because the first sentence of the thread is; "Not the 5 best players from the draft, but the players who were drafted in the top 5."

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Counting the rest of the draft

1. Tavares
2. OEL
3. Kane
4. Duchene
5. Schenn

Toss up between Kane and Duchene

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I'd leave it the same. Maybe switch Kane and Duchene, but it's close.

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Tavares
Kane
Hedman
Duchene
Schenn

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Tavares
Hedman
Duchene
Kane
Schenn

Rest of Draft

Tavares
Hedman
OEL
Duchene
Ryan O'Reilly

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1. John Tavares
2. Evander Kane
3. Matt Duchene
4. O Ekman-Larsson
5. Dmitri Kulikov

Honorable Mentions:

Victor Hedman
Brayden Schenn
Ryan O'Reilly
Marcus Johansson

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1) Tavares
2) Duchene
3) Kane
4) Hedman
5) O'reilly

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Not the 5 best players from the draft, but the players who were drafted in the top 5.

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